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 ====== Petersburg ====== ====== Petersburg ======
-Originally known as Tanner'​s Station from 1785-1806, then Caledonia, and finally Petersburg in 1818, it was the largest [[towns|community]] in [[Boone County]] until the [[Civil War]] and the coming of the [[railroads|railroad]]. The town featured a well laid-out grid street plan, the large [[Boone County Distilling Company]], several other smaller industries, two [[taverns]],​ many active community businesses and a bustling [[Ohio River|riverfront]].  ​+Originally known as [[tanner_s_station|Tanner'​s Station]] from 1785-1806, then Caledonia, and finally Petersburg in 1818, it was the largest [[towns|community]] in [[Boone County]] until the [[Civil War]] and the coming of the [[railroads|railroad]]. The town featured a well laid-out grid street plan, the large [[Boone County Distilling Company]], several other smaller industries, two [[taverns]],​ many active community businesses and a bustling [[Ohio River|riverfront]].  ​
 {{ http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​petersburg_00.jpg?​300|Petersburg in the distance}} {{ http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​petersburg_00.jpg?​300|Petersburg in the distance}}
  
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   * //​[[http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​LoderDiary.pdf|The Loder Diary, 1857-1903]]//​ by Lewis Allen Loder   * //​[[http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​LoderDiary.pdf|The Loder Diary, 1857-1903]]//​ by Lewis Allen Loder
   * //​[[http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​loder_chapin_name_book_index_aug_25.pdf|Index to the Loder Diary, 1857-1903]]//​   * //​[[http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​loder_chapin_name_book_index_aug_25.pdf|Index to the Loder Diary, 1857-1903]]//​
 +  * [[http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​chapin_library_article.pdf|"​He remembered his native Petersburg...with a library"​]]
   * [[map petersburg buildings|Interactive map]] of historic Petersburg   * [[map petersburg buildings|Interactive map]] of historic Petersburg
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   * [[Robert Grant Farm]]   * [[Robert Grant Farm]]
   * [[Dr. James T. Grubbs House]]   * [[Dr. James T. Grubbs House]]
 +  * [[prospect_farm|Prospect Farm, J.C. Jenkins House]]
   * [[Jenkins-Berkshire House]], Petersburg   * [[Jenkins-Berkshire House]], Petersburg
   * [[L.A. Loder House]], Petersburg   * [[L.A. Loder House]], Petersburg
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   * [[Weisickle House]], Petersburg   * [[Weisickle House]], Petersburg
   * [[Towns]] in Boone County   * [[Towns]] in Boone County
 +  * [[tanner_s_station|Tanner'​s Station]]
  
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