Daniel Boone Wagon Train, Image 1

Title

Daniel Boone Wagon Train, Image 1

Subject

Boone, King Street, Horses, Post Office, Parade, Daniel Boone Wagon Train

Description

A picture of the 1969 Daniel Boone Wagon Train passing in front of the Boone Post Office on King Street. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple days from Wilkes County to Boone, began as a celebration of the 300th anniversary of the foundation of North Carolina in 1963. The event would be held every summer until 1974. An inscription written on the back of the photograph reads: "Wagon Train '69."

Creator

Unknown

Date

1969

Contributor

Grace Dorsey

Format

Color photograph

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

Ros-Dor-01-016

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Scanning Technician

Derek McSwain

DPI

1200

Bit Depth

24

Collection Name

Rosalea Dorsey Collection

Scanning Software

Epson Scan

Files

Ros-Dor-01-016.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Daniel Boone Wagon Train, Image 1,” Digital Watauga, accessed November 19, 2019, https://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/6820.

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