Boonesboro

Boonesboro

(bo͞onz`bərə, –bûrō), former settlement, central Ky., on the Kentucky River. It was named for Daniel BooneBoone, Daniel,
1734–1820, American frontiersman, b. Oley (now Exeter) township, near Reading, Pa.

The Boones, English Quakers, left Pennsylvania in 1750 and settled (1751 or 1752) in the Yadkin valley of North Carolina.
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, who in 1775 built a small fort there under orders from the Transylvania CompanyTransylvania Company,
association formed to exploit and colonize the area now comprising much of Kentucky and Tennessee. Organized first (Aug., 1774) as the Louisa Company, it was reorganized (Jan., 1775) as the Transylvania Company.
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, organized by the American colonizer Richard HendersonHenderson, Richard,
1735–85, American colonizer in Kentucky, b. Hanover co., Va. An associate justice of the North Carolina superior court (1769–73), Henderson was long interested in Western lands and was the chief promoter of the Transylvania Company.
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. The seat of the government of Transylvania for several years, Boonesboro was later abandoned because of repeated attacks by Native Americans. The fort has been restored within Fort Boonesboro State Park; it contains shops and a museum.
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Soil Name Map Symbol Land Use Capability Beasley BaB IIe BaC2 IIIe BeE3 VIe Boonesboro Bo IIIw Chavies ChB IIe ChC IIIe Dumps Du VIIIs Eden EdD2 IVe EfE2 VIIe Elk EkB IIe EkC IIIe Fairmount FrF VIIe Faywood FwB IIe Lowell LoB IIe LoC IIe LoD IVe Nicholson NcB IIe Nolin No IIw Otwell OtB IIe Pits Pt VIIs Wheeling WhA I WhC IIIe TABLE 15-5 Root restriction guide for soil classification based on texture and bulk density characteristics.
Soils key: Allegheny silt loam (Al), Boonesboro silt loam (Bo), Dunning silty clay loam (Du), Eden silty clay loam (Ed), Fairmount-Rock outcrop (Fr), Faywood silt loam (Fw), Lawrence silt loam (La), Lindside silt loam (Ln), Lowell silt loam (Lo), Maury silt loam (Ma), McAfee silt loam (Mc), Newark silt loam (Nr), Nicholson silt loam (Nf), Nolin silt loam (No), Otwell silt loam (Ot), Pitts-Dumps complex (Pt).
In 1804, for instance, right after the purchase of Louisiana, he made a trip from Boonesboro to New Orleans to sell some of the harvest of the land.
But just as the pioneer Daniel Boone abandoned Boonesboro late in life to settle ever newer territories, the gurgitator Dale Boone could not deny the imperatives of his roving metabolism.