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Homestead Days Festival Celebrates Nathan Boone and the Missouri Ozarks

ASH GROVE, Mo. – Living historians will demonstrate Nathan Boone’s life at the Homestead Days Festival. The festival is held on Saturday and Sunday at the Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site near Ash Grove.
ASH GROVE, Mo. – Living historians will demonstrate Nathan Boone’s life at the Homestead Days Festival. The festival is held on Saturday and Sunday at the Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site near Ash Grove.

The local Nathan Boone Chapter of the General Society of the War of 1812 held a grave marking ceremony Saturday at noon to celebrate Nathan Boone as a hero and legend.

Activities at the festival will include live music, storytelling, and frontier craft demonstrations. Living historians will show how Nathan Boone worked as a hunter, explorer, soldier, statesman and farmer. Historical interpreters will explain the Boone’s lives and how they are connected to the Missouri Ozarks.

The Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site is located 1.5 miles north of Ash Grove on Highway V.

For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites you can visit the Missouri State Parks website.

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