The late Thomas Clark, left, Kentucky’s legendary state historian emeritus, posed with Frances Saindon and George Barker the the Boone Station marker in 1997. Saindon was regent of the Captain John Wallace chapter of the Daughters of the
American Revolution. The  group was holding a 30-year commemoration of the
marker that year. Barker descended from Samuel Boone, Daniel Boone’s oldest brother.
The late Thomas Clark, left, Kentucky’s legendary state historian emeritus, posed with Frances Saindon and George Barker the the Boone Station marker in 1997. Saindon was regent of the Captain John Wallace chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The group was holding a 30-year commemoration of the marker that year. Barker descended from Samuel Boone, Daniel Boone’s oldest brother. Michelle Patterson-Thomas Herald-Leader file photo
The late Thomas Clark, left, Kentucky’s legendary state historian emeritus, posed with Frances Saindon and George Barker the the Boone Station marker in 1997. Saindon was regent of the Captain John Wallace chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The group was holding a 30-year commemoration of the marker that year. Barker descended from Samuel Boone, Daniel Boone’s oldest brother. Michelle Patterson-Thomas Herald-Leader file photo

Daniel Boone lived here. Why is state trying to give this site (and others) away?

September 07, 2018 08:23 AM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.