A History of the Daniel Boone National Forest
1770 - 1970

About the Author
Daniel Boone Portrait
I Early Exploration
II Daniel Boone's Inspiration
III The Search
IV Through the Gap
V Exploring Kentucky
VI Kentucky Settlement Attempt
VII Judge Henderson's Plan
VIII The Treaty of Sycamore Shoals
IX The Boone Trace
X Judge Henderson Travels to Kentucky
XI The Transylvania Colony Established
XII The Transylvania Legislature
XIII Trouble in Kentucky
XIV The War Comes to Kentucky
XI Capture of the Salt Makers
XVI The Great Siege of Boonesborough
XVII Kentucky A State
XVIII More Indian Troubles
XIX Princess Cornblossom & "Big Jake"
XX The Early Iron Furnaces
XXI Early Traces and Roads
XXII Civil War Action on the Daniel Boone National Forest
XXIII The Rowan County War
XXIV Early Forests & Forest Industry in Eastern Kentucky
XXV National Interest in Kentucky's Forest Lands — 1900-1930
XXVI The New Deal — Cumberland NF Established
XXVII Naming the New National Forest
XXVIII The Cumberland National Forest in 1937
XXIX The CCC Program on the Cumberland
XXX The Sublimity Project
XXXI The Federal-State Cooperative Wildlife Program
XXXII The Forest Name Change
XXXIII Forest Expansion — The Redbird Purchase Unit
XXXIV Natural Resource Controversy in Kentucky
XXXV Forest Administration — 1950-1970
XXXVI Continuity
References Consulted
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G

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Last Updated: 07-Apr-2010