Lead: In the Spring of 1775 Daniel Boone led a party of settlers into the Valley of the Kentucky River and established the village of Boonesborough.
Intro.: "A Moment in Time" with Dan Roberts.
Content: The settlement was a part of a large land development scheme promoted by Richard Henderson of North Carolina. Boone was promised substantial acreage if he would guide the party and negotiate safe passage from the Cherokees who lived in the area.