Nathan Boone's last home is now a place to travel back to the 1830s.


Hours

Homestead House hours:
April 1 - June 6: Wed - Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun 1 - 4 p.m., closed Mon & Tue.
June 7 - October 31: Fri - Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun 1 - 4 p.m., closed Mon & Tue.
November - March: Fri - Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun 1 - 4 p.m., closed Mon - Thurs.
Closed Christmas Day and Eas

Contact Information

7850 N State Highway V
Ash Grove, MO 65604
Phone: 417-751-3266
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Location Type

Historic Home
Natural Area

Site Info

Parking
Restroom
Wheelchair
Parking
Restrooms
Wheel Chair Accessible

Nathan Boone was a genuine Missouri icon – a hunter, soldier, surveyor, and businessman. Boone carried his father’s name – he was the youngest son of Daniel Boone – deep into the Missouri wilderness. Come explore his home and the cemeteries associated with it and learn more about one of the families that defined early Missouri.

With planned landscape restoration and the absence of modern intrusions, the view from the house will not be significantly different than when the Boone family settled here. Prairie grasslands with large areas of open limestone glades surrounded the house. The woodland areas consisted of large groves of ash, walnut and oak trees broken by glades of limestone outcroppings.

The historic site consists of the cabin, remnants of outbuildings, the family and slave cemeteries and 370 acres of the original Boone homestead. The site is currently open and has a small picnic area (grills are available), hiking trails and accessible restrooms with running water.

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