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 ====== Burlington ====== ====== Burlington ======
-The county seat, Burlington was originally named Craig'​s Camp for the early settler [[John Hawkins Craig]]. The [[towns|town]] was incorporated in [[1824]], but lost that status. It was reincorporated in 1910, but the charter was again annulled in 1923. It is one of few unincorporated [[boone_county|county]] seats in Kentucky.+The county seat, Burlington was originally named Craig'​s Camp for the early settler [[John Hawkins Craig]]. The [[towns|town]] was first incorporated ​as Wilmington ​in [[1800]], and then renamed Burlington in [[1816|1816]]. It has gone through periods of incorporation throughout it's history. It is presently ​one of the few unincorporated [[boone_county|county]] seats in Kentucky.
  
-{{ http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​looking_into_burlington_along_east_bend_road.jpg?​300|Looking into Burlington along East Bend Road}}+{{ http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​looking_into_burlington_along_east_bend_road.jpg?​350|Looking into Burlington along East Bend Road}}
  
 The county [[courthouse]],​ the most prominent building in town, is located on the town square. The county [[courthouse]],​ the most prominent building in town, is located on the town square.
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   * [[Morgan Academy]]   * [[Morgan Academy]]
   * [[The Old Burlington Cemetery]]   * [[The Old Burlington Cemetery]]
 +  * [[I.O.O.F. Cemetery]]
   * [[Towns]] in Boone County   * [[Towns]] in Boone County
 +  * [[Historic homes]]
 ==== Historic houses ==== ==== Historic houses ====
   * [[Carpenter House]], Burlington   * [[Carpenter House]], Burlington
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