Classic frontier drama with frontiersman Daniel Boone who conducted surveys, interacted with friendly and hostile Native Americans, and fought for the American cause during the Revolutionary War whilst leading the new Kentucky settlement of Boonesborough. Daniel was aided in his adventures by side-kick Yadkin, Cherokee Mingo, wife Rebecca, son Israel, daughter Jemima, tavern keeper Cincinnatus.
Last Episode06x26 Israel and Love Aired: May. 07, 1970
It's young love, first love for Israel who falls for the daughter of a woodcarver who has lost his inspiration to carve and is drowning himself …
Series Fun Facts
- Unlike Fes Parker (6'5 1/2"), the real Daniel Boone was only about 5'8".
- Israel Boone would be one of 72 killed at the Battle of Blue Licks, one of the last battles of the Revolutionary War, on 19 Aug 1782. He was 23. His father, Daniel, was there and saw his son…
[show]Israel Boone would be one of 72 killed at the Battle of Blue Licks, one of the last battles of the Revolutionary War, on 19 Aug 1782. He was 23. His father, Daniel, was there and saw his son killed. Coincidentally, Darby Hinton, who played Israel, was born on the 175th anniversary of Israel's death, 19 Aug 1957.
- Fes Parker portrayed Daniel Boone wearing a Coon Skin Cap, a carryover from his portrayal as David Crockett. In actuality, Daniel Boone wore a beaver hat with flat brim.