July 17, 1845

The bodies of Daniel and Rebecca Boone were moved to Kentucky. (Or were they?) Forensic evidence and personal testimony indicate that the bodies in Kentucky are not the Boones after all.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.