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-====== Dinsmore Homestead ======+====== Dinsmore Homestead ​(BE 13)======
 Located along a rural stretch of Burlington Pike, the Dinsmore Homestead is a living document of the life of a prosperous and cultured [[Boone County]] farm family in the 19th century. ​ In [[1839]] [[Silas Dinsmoor]], a Scottish Presbyterian of New Hampshire, and his nephew, Mississippi planter James Dinsmore, purchased 700 acres of land between the [[Ohio River]] and Middle Creek. ​ Here they established a diversified [[farming|farm]] with sheep, orchards and basket willows, as well as a small vineyard (later ruined by the blight that ravaged the Ohio Valley wine industry). Located along a rural stretch of Burlington Pike, the Dinsmore Homestead is a living document of the life of a prosperous and cultured [[Boone County]] farm family in the 19th century. ​ In [[1839]] [[Silas Dinsmoor]], a Scottish Presbyterian of New Hampshire, and his nephew, Mississippi planter James Dinsmore, purchased 700 acres of land between the [[Ohio River]] and Middle Creek. ​ Here they established a diversified [[farming|farm]] with sheep, orchards and basket willows, as well as a small vineyard (later ruined by the blight that ravaged the Ohio Valley wine industry).
  
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 ==== More Information ==== ==== More Information ====
   * [[http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​DinsmoreCem.pdf|Dinsmore Cemetery register]]   * [[http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​DinsmoreCem.pdf|Dinsmore Cemetery register]]
-  * National Register Information 1979 (PDFs), [[http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/Text/​79000962.pdf|inventory form]] and [[http://​pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/​docs/​NRHP/​Photos/​79000962.pdf|images]] +  * National Register Information 1979 (PDFs), [[https://npgallery.nps.gov/​NRHP/​AssetDetail?​assetID=9cc650aa-5651-4a77-9757-efde3aa0f521|inventory form and photos]] 
-  * National Register Boundary Increase 2005 (PDFs), [[http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/Text/​05001307.pdf|inventory form]] and [[http://​pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/​docs/​NRHP/​Photos/​05001307.pdf|images]]+  * National Register Boundary Increase 2005 (PDFs), [[https://npgallery.nps.gov/​NRHP/​AssetDetail?​assetID=9cc650aa-5651-4a77-9757-efde3aa0f521|inventory form and images]]
  
  
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