“Daniel Boone – Long Hunter And More” Presented Saturday
Written by Bill Fisher
A special presentation titled, Daniel Boone – A Long Hunter And More, will be presented by Boone descendant Robert Alvin Crum this Saturday, September 18 at the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum in Horn West.
Discover Daniel Boone from Robert Alvin Crum, writer, speaker and visual artist. He tells the stories of his ancestors Boone and Bryan living in North Carolina in the 18th century.
Robert Alvin Crum is a direct descendant of Daniel Boone and Rebecca Bryan and their daughter Lavina. He is a board member of the Boone Society, Inc. and a hereditary member of the Society of Boonesborough through eight of his ancestors.
After years of researching his ancestors Boone and Bryan in the colonial backcountry of North Carolina, he began and continues the award-winning “Return to the Land of My Ancestors” project. As part of this project, he complements and exhibits paintings, writes and is employed for speaking engagements. He resides in North Carolina at Salisbury and in the mountains at Burnsville.
This Saturday at Hickory Ridge’s Fall High Country Rendezvous event, Mr. Crum will be making presentations at 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on his direct ancestor Daniel Boone. The topic of discussion is “Daniel Boone – A Long Hunter & More”. The location will be the Hickory Ridge History Museum in Daniel Boone Park adjacent to the “Horn in the West” Amphitheater. This takes place during the museum’s ‘Fall Rendezvous in the Country’, which features open-hearth cooking, tavern talks and a long-term hunters camp, which runs from 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. The cost is $ 10 for adults and $ 7 for children aged 5 to 12.
You can find out more online at HickoryRidgeMuseum.com.