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The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park

1868 Highway F, Defiance, MO 63341
+1 636-798-2005
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great house in a wonderful setting

The road, MO-94, from the St. Louis area is wonderful. The setting of the Boone Home is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WStatesTraveler
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The Netherlands
Off the Beaten path but worth it.

I remember visiting this site as a kid and wanted to go back. I am a Daniel Boone fan and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
byers87
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Bryan, Texas, Usa
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The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park features the home of the legendary hero Daniel Boone and his family. The four-story, Georgian style home was built in the 1800's overlooking the Femme Osage Valley. The home, even by today's standards, is still considered large. The village, located behind the home, is comprised of over a dozen 19th century buildings including the Old Peace Chapel, grist mill, schoolhouse, and carpenter's shop. Together these buildings help visitors understand life on the Missouri frontier. As a county park, visitors are welcome to walk around the grounds at their leisure. Guided tours are available of the Boone Home and/or village. Group tours and school group programs available with reservations. Not all buildings are handicap accessible. The Old Peace Chapel is available to rent for weddings and private services. The enhanced shelter is also available for evening rentals.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1868 Highway F, Defiance, MO 63341
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The road, MO-94, from the St. Louis area is wonderful. The setting of the Boone Home is fantastic. It feels like you are walking in the early 19th century. The tour of the house where the Boone family lived is comprehensive. The rooms in the...More

Thank WStatesTraveler
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for the kind words! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remember visiting this site as a kid and wanted to go back. I am a Daniel Boone fan and enjoy the history and the fact that folks once built homes, towns and so much out of the raw land. I am still impressed by...More

Thank byers87
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the positive review! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit, and we hope you'll visit again. Keep an eye out for our hands on activity and programs which might help "walking history" a little more fun for the young ones.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit since it was a drizzly morning. We received a free pamphlet for a self guided tour. Interesting and informative.

Thank miata55
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and for the review! We're happy joined us in spite of the weather and enjoyed your stay. We hope you'll visit us again sometime!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great place to see the Daniel Boone Family home. The tour guides are great and well informed about the history. Love the village

Thank DanaSTL
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the kind review! We hope you'll stop in and visit us again sometime!

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Four of us arrived after lunch to visit a site that we hadn't seen in more than 30 years. What a treat! It was a Friday afternoon in May on a beautiful day. Tourist season hasn't begun so it was quiet, with one school tour...More

Thank anneofthieves
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting and for the wonderful, thorough review! I'll be certain to share your thoughts with William, and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

I arrived at 9:00 on a Saturday morning for the first tour of the day, and got a wonderful private tour, as I was the only one on it other than the young lady who guided me. She went into great detail on the old...More

Thank Patrick_Arkansas
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed a quiet morning with us! Thanks for the review. We hope you'll stop in again sometime!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

I've visited 3 times the first as a teen, then once when my own children were young and again when they were grown. I would recommend visiting at least once in your life time, lots of history and beauty here.

Thank Sheryl G
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks for visiting and for the great review! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

What a treasure. Very worthwhile afternoon We wandered through the circle of building and then talked to people in the gift shop. Nice booklet for self guided tour. You have to ask for it!

Thank Valerie P
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you Valerie! We're so very glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed it immensely. Very aythentic and it is going places. Plan to return and check on the progress

Thank ibepuffin
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for stopping in and for the review. We certainly look forward to seeing you again. We have many new programs in store for the upcoming year!

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back from the German Shepherd dog show at Pierina Farms, and when we went to the information building we told them the dogs were in the vehicle and they said oh you can bring them in and walk them...More

Thank RileyRants
Meredith R, Manager at The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Thank you for coming out for a visit! We're happy your beautiful pups enjoyed it as well. We hope we can make it even more pet friendly in the future.

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