Welcome to the Daniel Boone Homestead
Welcome to PA History 2 G0, a series of videos produced by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC), with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. These short videos serve to introduce you, the virtual visitor, to Pennsylvania's state-owned historic sites and museums as we explore the varied stories that make up the commonwealth's rich history.
Before you visit The Daniel Boone Homestead, take a digital tour the Pennsylvania historic site. Trace Boone's roots from his boyhood in Pennsylvania's Oley Valley to his historic achievements. Watch the 18th century Bertolet Sawmill, one of the oldest operating vertical sash water-powered sawmills in the United States., in operation.
📽️ Trace Daniel Boone's roots in Pennsylvania's Oley Valley from boyhood to his historic achievements.
📽️ The 18th century Bertolet Sawmill at Daniel Boone Homestead, shown in operation, is one of the oldest operating vertical sash water-powered sawmills in the nation.
📽️ Learn about the diverse cultures represented in Pennsylvania's Oley Valley.