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Frontier hero: Simon Kenton

by Shannon Garst

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF517 .K363
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24637975M
LC Control Number63008643
OCLC/WorldCa1360582

Kenton's role in opening the Northwest Territory to settlement more than rivaled that of his friend Daniel Boone. By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter, and scout. His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier hero/5(10). Driven from their homeland, the Indians fought bitterly to keep a final stronghold east of the Mississippi. Savage cunning, strength, skill, and knowledge of the wilderness were their weapons, and the Indians used them mercilessly. But they couldn't foresee the white men who would come later, men who loved the land as much as they did, who wanted it for their own/5(11).

  Kenton's role in opening the Northwest Territory to settlement more than rivaled that of his friend Daniel Boone. By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter, and scout. His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier : Allan W. Eckert. Kenton's role in opening the Northwest Territory to settlement more than rivaled that of his friend Daniel Boone. By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter, and scout. His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier hero.

Simon Kenton is the reason there is a Frontier Partisans blog. The Revolutionary War-era frontiersman was the embodiment of the partisan warrior, the man who turned the fieldcraft he developed as a hunter and woodsrunner to the deadly business of freelance partisan warfare. Kenton's role in opening the Northwest Territory to settlement more than rivaled that of his friend Daniel Boone. By his 18th birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter, and scout. His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier hero.


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To get the free app, enter your mobile phone cturer: Julian Messner Inc. New York. Thrown into an adventurous life at a early age, Simon Kenton gained a place in history as the frontier developed.

Ms Meyer has caught the flavor of the tumultuous times and events and the personalities who were close to Kenton in this book aimed at the Middle School reader/5(13). Simon Kenton Unlikely Hero book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. He lived on the edge of danger, and the frontier provided plent 4/5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by Andy Wilcoxon on Novem Pages:   Simon Kenton: His Life and Period and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(15). Simon Kenton has appeared as a character in Karen Meyer's four Ohio frontier novels.

Now he has his own story. Read Meyer's action-packed biography of this influential frontiersman, and you will gain a new appreciation for frontier history. Maps, drawings and other helps are included. By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter and scout.

His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier hero.

Yet there is another story to The Frontiersmen/5(). Alan Eckerts book The Frontiersmen is a story about the taming of West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana,Michigan, Kentucky and Illinois.

This story focuses mostly on Simon Kenton who was a brave woodsman,fighter and scout. At a very young age he was forced to /5. Simon Kenton (April 3, – Ap ) was a United States frontiersman and soldier in West Virginia, Kentucky and was a friend of Daniel Boone, Simon Girty, Spencer Records, Thomas S.

Hinde, Thomas Hinde, and Isaac served the United States in the Revolution, the Northwest Indian War and the War of Surviving the gauntlet and ritual torture, in he was Born: April 3,Prince William County, Virginia.

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Thrown into an adventurous life at a early age, Simon Kenton gained a place in history as the frontier developed. Ms Meyer has caught the flavor of the tumultuous times and events and the personalities who were close to Kenton in this book aimed at the Middle School : Karen Meyer.

By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter and scout. His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier there is another story to The Frontiersmen/5(9).

Kenton named it “Jacob” and carried it every waking hour until he lost it escaping an Indian ambush during his first winter on the frontier. Simon Butler had begun his life on the frontier.

A big man in stature and strength, his stamina was often tested as he endured the worst that was known to the frontier. Simon Kenton appears regularly in Washington, KY. (at the Simon Kenton Harvest Festival) Some Kenton Images. More on Simon Kenton's Kentucky life. Simon Kenton was a frontier military officer as well.

He achieved the rank of General. Simon's older brother Corporal Mark Kenton, Jr. fought for 7 years under Henry Lee III "Light Horse Harry. Feb 4, - Explore karenm's board "Simon Kenton, Unlikely Hero--new biography", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about American frontier, Hero and Biography pins. About the Book. This Non-Fiction has star rating at Goodreads. Goodreads quote: Against the background of such names as George Rogers Clark, Daniel Boone.

Arthur St. Clair, Anthony Wayne, Simon Girty, and William Henry Harrison, Eckert has recreated the life of one of America's most outstanding heroes, Simon : Allan W.

Eckert. Lewis Wetzel, Dark Hero of the Ohio by James P. Pierce A boy learns to hate when his society encourages it. When his friends and family applauds and encourage him for acting on that hate, the effect can govern the boy's whole life.

That is what happened with Lewis Wetzel. He was the fourth of seven children born to Mary Bonnet and John Wetzel. Kenton's role in opening the Northwest Territory to settlement more than rivaled that of his friend Daniel Boone. By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter and scout.

His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier hero. A vast narrative following the life and career of Daniel Boone's somewhat less well known junior contemporary on the early American frontier, Simon Kenton, and the parallel life and career of the Shawnee chieftain, Tecumseh, who tried to unite the disparate Indian tribes in a last ditch effort to stem the sweep of the American Republic over native American lands, this book is rich in research and in /5().The Frontiersman is book one of Allan Eckert's acclaimed six part series The Winning of America.

Against the background of such names as George Rogers Clark, Daniel Boone, Arthur St. Clair, Anthony Wayne, Simon Girty, and William Henry Harrison, Eckert has recreated the life of one of America's most outstanding heroes, Simon Kenton.Buy a cheap copy of Frontier Hero: Simon Kenton book.

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