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(1964–1970)

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1965

7 Jan. 1965
The Hostages
Rumors circulate that the British are employing Indians to fight for them. Daniel becomes personally involved when he gets word his wife Rebecca has been taken by an Indian raiding party.
 
14 Jan. 1965
The Returning
Will Cary an old acquaintance of Daniel visits Boonesborough. Dan is pleased to see him, but concerns are raised at Will's activities and where he managed to find so many god trading pelts.
 
21 Jan. 1965
The Prophet
A prophet from the northern tribes arrives in the area asking the local tribes to join in war against the settlers. The tribes refuse until the man offers to kill Daniel Boone as a sign of his power.
 
28 Jan. 1965
The First Stone
A woman accused of witchcraft and her small son flee from a mob and escape to Boonesborough. They are found in the wilderness and nursed back to health by Daniel and Rebecca, but when her husband arrives the hysteria begins again. It is up to Daniel to use courage and wisdom to stand down the charges of witchcraft and help this family of innocent strangers.
 
4 Feb. 1965
A Place of 1000 Spirits
A British officer is kidnapped by a group of Shawnee Indians intent on revenge because of his involvement in a massacre. He escapes and Boone finds him and gets involved in reconciling enormous hatred on both sides.
 
11 Feb. 1965
The Sound of Fear
Daniel and Mingo come across the massacre of a Cherokee camp. Mingo is outraged but Boone calms him enough to focus on seeking these men out and bringing them to justice before Cherokee warriors extract their revenge.
 
18 Feb. 1965
The Price of Friendship
Daniel Boone is robbed of his belongings on the trail after seeing the need for rescuing a young boy. Boone escapes and then goes on the hunt for the people that attacked him.
 
25 Feb. 1965
The Quietists
A family of Quakers moves into the area, but refuses to arm themselves against an imminent attack by Cherokees. Their beliefs are sorely tested when the son is attacked and the daughter kidnapped.
 
4 Mar. 1965
The Devil's Four
Yadkin rounds up and secures the release of four criminals who must now assist Daniel in transporting wagons of weapons from the Carolinas to Kentucky across turf ruled by a merciless criminal gang.
 
11 Mar. 1965
The Reunion
While out hunting, Daniel and Cincinnatus come upon Timothy the peddler just after he has scared off a group of Shawnee. In Boonesborough they learn he's looking for his daughter Becky, Daniel's wife, whom he abandoned when he walked out on her mother many years earlier in Ireland. Their reunion is not a happy one.
 
18 Mar. 1965
The Ben Franklin Encounter
Boone and Mingo travel East and get caught up in a confrontation between Benjamin Franklin and British Admiral Lord Clydesdale, who threatens to hang them all for treason.
 
25 Mar. 1965
Four-Leaf Clover
A bumbling school teacher has come to Boonesborough with the deadly Shawnee hot on his heals. To make matters worse, the town is nearly out of gunpowder.
 
1 Apr. 1965
Cain's Birthday: Part 1
A French officer named Michelet conspires with the various Indian tribes to lay siege to Boonesborough. The Indians appear to have overwhelming numbers and the cutoff townspeople are desperately short on supplies.
 
8 Apr. 1965
Cain's Birthday: Part 2
Boone and the people of Boonesborough hole up in the fort using every means possible to fend off the attacking Indians while hoping that a promised British relief force will reach them before it's too late.
 
15 Apr. 1965
Daughter of the Devil
A man is found dead by a group of travelers, one of them hears a strange noise and believes it to be the Devil in the form of a black panther. Daniel and Mingo believe a far more mundane explanation is at hand, and investigate to prove their point.
 
22 Apr. 1965
Doll of Sorrow
Israel accidentally startles a passing peddler's horse and his goods are ruined. Daniel agrees to compensate him for his loss but matters are complicated when he steals a grieving Indian women's mourning doll.
 
29 Apr. 1965
The Courtship of Jericho Jones
Jericho and Sumah, the daughter of the Indian chief, want to marry. Daniel proposes a trial engagement. For a month Jericho will live with the Indians and Sumah will live with Boone's family and see if each can adapt to the other culture.
 
16 Sep. 1965
Empire of the Lost
Boone returns from a solo expedition to find Boonesborough eerily empty. A corrupt British officer has kidnapped the settlers, including Boone's family, and forces them into unfriendly Chickesaw tribal lands with the intention of gaining personal control of the territory. He then captures Boone and demands that he sign away all rights to Boonesborough or watch his family and friends be turned over to the tribe. Boone manages to escape, but realizing he has no chance of freeing the captives on his own, he turns to a surprising source of help.
 
23 Sep. 1965
The Tortoise and the Hare
The annual footrace with the Creeks is looming, and everybody in town has big bets on Daniel to win the race against the Creeks' champion, Deerfoot. When Daniel hurts his foot, they fortunately find a good substitute, Jericho Jones, but he is very stubborn, feeling hurt that they never asked him before. Is he capable and willing to win, and pull the town's "fat out of the fire?" And, what are Stinch and Coll up to?
 
30 Sep. 1965
The Mound Builders
Daniel and Mingo encounter a strangely dressed Indian fighting of a hunting party. After rescuing him they begin to try and unravel who he was and where he came from. Mingo suspects he may be the sole survivor of a tribe wiped out 200 years ago by the Spaniards.
 
7 Oct. 1965
My Name Is Rawls
An athletic escaped slave commits a series of brazen, but non-lethal, thefts of furs from trappers in order to secure enough money to buy passage back to Africa. Daniel decides to set a trap and gets more than he bargained for when they cross paths. Upon finally subduing the determined rogue, Daniel finds that his real conflict is with the man the slave has been selling the stolen furs to - a treacherous nemesis he banished years earlier who is back for revenge.
 
14 Oct. 1965
The Old Man and the Cave
Israel discovers an elderly Indian left to die by his tribe and nurses him back to health. Daniel and Mingo realize that Israel has interfered with a sacred tribal ritual, but when they try to mend the unintentional meddling, they stumble into a hidden conspiracy that may get them killed.
 
21 Oct. 1965
The Trek
Boone is recruited by a representative of the Governor to capture and return John Benton, a rabble-rousing trouble-seeking ruffian due for an appointment with the hangman's noose. After snaring Benton from the midst of his nefarious companions with a rather unique ploy, Boone drives him on a trek through the wilderness to justice. He finds himself acquiring a grudging respect for the scoundrel along the way. Their path, however, is fraught with danger beyond Benton's wily attempts to escape, including wildlife, Shawnee, Benton's cohorts, and worst of all, treachery ...
 
28 Oct. 1965
The Aaron Burr Story
Aaron Burr, ex-Vice President, comes to Boonesborough to enlist Daniel to guide him on a long and dangerous journey to the west, but is vague about his reasons for the trek. When Daniel turns him down due to his unease about Burr's secretive intentions, Jericho blindly jumps at the chance to take the offer and earn a hefty fee. After Burr and Jericho leave, Daniel discovers Burr's true mission, and he and Mingo set out to intercept them and save Jericho from his own naivety.
 
4 Nov. 1965
Cry of Gold
A man arrives at Boonesborough offering unusually high prices for beaver pelts. Daniel doesn't trust this generous trader and soon discovers the man has an ulterior motive of a sinister nature.
 
11 Nov. 1965
The Peace Tree
Highlander settlers begin building a settlement on land that belongs to the Cherokee, threatening the peace. Daniel tries to mediate but finds the Highlander's leader is unwilling to negotiate with "savages".
 
25 Nov. 1965
The Thanksgiving Story
With Daniel and Jericho away and Choctaw chief Gabriel and his warriors on the warpath, a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving is in doubt. Then Rebecca's Irish father Timothy Patrick Bryan shows up and, in order not to disappoint his grandson Israel, who believes his yarns, invites the Indians to Thanksgiving dinner.
 
2 Dec. 1965
A Rope for Mingo
A family in route to Boonesborough is slaughtered and clues point to Mingo as the killer. Daniel must find the real killer before a lynch mob finds Mingo.
 
9 Dec. 1965
The First Beau
Two grifters arrive at Boonesborough looking for their next victims. One sets his eye on another new arrival, an old blind man with gold. His younger companion becomes more interested in Jemima Boone.
 
16 Dec. 1965
Perilous Journey
Captain Grant shows up at Boonesborough in the middle of the night, looking for Daniel, who is off on a trip with Rebecca. In a big hurry, Grant obtains a horse and starts after them. He catches up to Daniel, but is then immediately shot. He give Dan a letter from the President and directs Dan to take it to New Orleans to deliver it. The two men that shot Grant follow Daniel and Becky all the way, desperate to prevent the delivery of the letter.
 
23 Dec. 1965
The Christmas Story
Just before Christmas a blizzard drives everyone from their homes to the safety of Boonesborough. Tempers are as short as food when an Indian couple, about to have a baby at any time, show up seeking shelter.
 
30 Dec. 1965
The Tamarack Massacre Affair
Mingo finds a woman, who claims she is the sole survivor of an Indian massacre, wondering alone in the wilderness. Daniel, Mingo, and a Capt. Ives agree to escort her back to safety but they soon discover she has a hidden agenda.
 

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