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Chronicles of Boone County

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1870s [2019/06/17 12:50]
jgregory [Kentucky]
1870s [2019/06/18 17:56]
jgregory [Boone County]
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 ===== Events ===== ===== Events =====
 ==== Boone County ==== ==== Boone County ====
-  * +  * 1871 - Fire destroyed the [[Percival Hotel]] in [[Walton]], killing three people. 
 +  * 1874 - The Cincinnati firm of Freiburg & Workum purchase the [[Boone County Distilling Company|Petersburg Distillery]]. 
 +  * 1875 - The //[[Boone County Recorder]]//​ is founded by W. L. [[riddell_family|Riddell]] 
 +  * 1878 - The [[1817]] county [[courthouse]] is remodeled.
  
 ==== Kentucky ==== ==== Kentucky ====
   * 1875 - Aristides, ridden by [[african-americans|African-American]] jockey Oliver Lewis, wins the first Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.   * 1875 - Aristides, ridden by [[african-americans|African-American]] jockey Oliver Lewis, wins the first Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
 +  * 1876 - The bizarre Kentucky Meat Shower takes place in Bath County, where what appear to be flakes of red meat fall from the sky.
  
 ==== U.S. & World ==== ==== U.S. & World ====
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