Simon Kenton

ARMY SCOUT, WOODSMAN, INDIAN FIGHTER

(1755-1836) Kenton’s fame as an army scout, woodsman, and Indian fighter is well documented in the annals of Kentuckey and Ohio history. By the time he had reached the age of twenty-one, his exploits and courage had become legendary throughout the frontier settlements of Ohio and Kentucky. Kenton was also one of the true founding fathers of Ohio.