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   * 1921: A whole block caught fire in downtown [[Burlington|Burlington]] causing Burlington'​s earliest major fire   * 1921: A whole block caught fire in downtown [[Burlington|Burlington]] causing Burlington'​s earliest major fire
   * 1923: [[burlington|Burlington]] School and [[limaburg|Limaburg]] School consolidate   * 1923: [[burlington|Burlington]] School and [[limaburg|Limaburg]] School consolidate
-  * 1925: New building built for the Boone County Deposit Bank+  * 1925: New building built for the [[Boone County Deposit Bank]]
   * 1926: Dam #38 was constructed in [[mcville|McVille]]   * 1926: Dam #38 was constructed in [[mcville|McVille]]
   * 1935: Walton'​s Civilian Conservation Corps brings in jobs for men, ages 18-25, from needy families   * 1935: Walton'​s Civilian Conservation Corps brings in jobs for men, ages 18-25, from needy families
-  * 1937: [[floods|The Great Ohio River Flood]]. Largest in Boone County history, the Ohio River reaches 80 feet+  * 1937: [[floods|The Great Ohio River Flood]]. Largest in Boone County history, the [[Ohio River]] reaches 80 feet
   * 1942: [[carroll_cropper_long_time_judge|C.L Cropper]] is appointed judge    * 1942: [[carroll_cropper_long_time_judge|C.L Cropper]] is appointed judge 
   * 1942: [[boone_county_fair|Fair]] opens at Burlington-Idlewild Road                                                            ​   * 1942: [[boone_county_fair|Fair]] opens at Burlington-Idlewild Road                                                            ​
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   * 1944: WWII plane lands in Reuben Kirtley'​s wheat field   * 1944: WWII plane lands in Reuben Kirtley'​s wheat field
   * 1947: First commercial flight departs/​arrives at the [[cincinnati_northern_kentucky_international_airport|Cincinnati/​Northern Kentucky International Airport]] ​   * 1947: First commercial flight departs/​arrives at the [[cincinnati_northern_kentucky_international_airport|Cincinnati/​Northern Kentucky International Airport]] ​
-  * 1950: The historic Phoenix Hotel in [[walton|Walton]] ​caught ​fire+  * 1950: The historic Phoenix Hotel in [[walton|Walton]] ​catches ​fire
   * 1952: Boone County Health Department sets up first immunization clinics for pre-school students   * 1952: Boone County Health Department sets up first immunization clinics for pre-school students
-  * 1953: Caintuckee Grill opens by Hilda Ramler+  * 1953: Hilda Ramler ​opens the Caintuckee Grill
   * 1955: The [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|first commercial crash]] in the region occurred when a TWA aircraft departed from the Greater Cincinnati Airport.   * 1955: The [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|first commercial crash]] in the region occurred when a TWA aircraft departed from the Greater Cincinnati Airport.
   * 1956: 25,000 people attend [[verona_lake_ranch|Verona Lake Ranch]] first season   * 1956: 25,000 people attend [[verona_lake_ranch|Verona Lake Ranch]] first season
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   * 1958: [[florence|Florence]] gets its first phone booths ​   * 1958: [[florence|Florence]] gets its first phone booths ​
   * 1958" [[railroads|L&​N Railway]] caught fire caused by three railroad tank cars that derailed in the center of town a few days prior in [[walton|Walton]]   * 1958" [[railroads|L&​N Railway]] caught fire caused by three railroad tank cars that derailed in the center of town a few days prior in [[walton|Walton]]
-  * 1959: Latonia Race Track is brought to [[florence|Florence,]] Kentucky+  * 1959: Latonia Race Track is brought to [[Florence]]Kentucky
   * 1960: Construction on [[roads|Interstate 75]] begins   * 1960: Construction on [[roads|Interstate 75]] begins
   * 1960: [[big_bone_lick|Big Bone Lick]] becomes a [[big bone lick state park|state park]]   * 1960: [[big_bone_lick|Big Bone Lick]] becomes a [[big bone lick state park|state park]]
   * 1961: A cargo plane [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|crashed]] near Constance on approach to the Greater Cincinnati Airport.   * 1961: A cargo plane [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|crashed]] near Constance on approach to the Greater Cincinnati Airport.
   * 1962: President JFK visits the Cincinnati/​Northern Kentucky International Airport   * 1962: President JFK visits the Cincinnati/​Northern Kentucky International Airport
-  * 1965: [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|American Airlines Flight 383]] was making an approach to the Greater Cincinnati Airport in light snow and crashed into the hillside near Constance, killing 58 people and severely injuring 4. +  * 1965: American Airlines Flight 383 was making an approach to the Greater Cincinnati Airport in light snow and [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|crashed]] into the hillside near Constance, killing 58 people and severely injuring 4. 
-  * 1966: Dam #38 in McVille is demolished+  * 1966: Dam #38 in [[McVille]] is demolished
   * 1967: [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|TWA Flight 159]] ran off the runway while attempting to take off from the Greater Cincinnati Airport.   * 1967: [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|TWA Flight 159]] ran off the runway while attempting to take off from the Greater Cincinnati Airport.
   * 1967: [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|TWA Flight 128]] struck trees on the Constance hillside and crashed 6,878 feet short of the runway, killing 70 and injuring 12.   * 1967: [[air_disasters_in_boone_county|TWA Flight 128]] struck trees on the Constance hillside and crashed 6,878 feet short of the runway, killing 70 and injuring 12.
   * 1971: Song, [[sheriff|Sheriff]] of Boone County, by Kenny Price, a Boone County native, makes the Top 10 Music Chart   * 1971: Song, [[sheriff|Sheriff]] of Boone County, by Kenny Price, a Boone County native, makes the Top 10 Music Chart
-  * 1971: Walton-Verona Auto Sales and Parts Company caught fire. Flames then spread to the  Walton Village Barbershop +  * 1971: Walton-Verona Auto Sales and Parts Company caught fire. Flames then spread to the Walton Village Barbershop 
-  * 1974: First Boone County Public Library Opens+  * 1974: First [[Boone County Public Library]] Opens
   * 1974: F5 tornado destroys property throughout the county   * 1974: F5 tornado destroys property throughout the county
   * 1975: President Johnson visits the Cincinnati/​Northern Kentucky International Airport   * 1975: President Johnson visits the Cincinnati/​Northern Kentucky International Airport
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   * 1984: Boone County inventor, [[frank_milburn|Frank Sinton Milburn]] dies   * 1984: Boone County inventor, [[frank_milburn|Frank Sinton Milburn]] dies
   * 1986: Latonia Race Park is renamed Turfway Park   * 1986: Latonia Race Park is renamed Turfway Park
-  * 1997: The "Flood of '​97,"​ the [[ohio_river|Ohio ​Rive]]reaches 65 feet +  * 1997: The "Flood of '​97,"​ the [[ohio_river|Ohio ​River]] reaches 65 feet 
   * 1999: Fire in [[florence|Florence]],​ Garten Haus Restaurant, the Florence Barber Shop, a computer store and Bessler'​s Economy Market were destroyed on the corner of Main Street and Shelby Street.   * 1999: Fire in [[florence|Florence]],​ Garten Haus Restaurant, the Florence Barber Shop, a computer store and Bessler'​s Economy Market were destroyed on the corner of Main Street and Shelby Street.
   * 2002: General Store in Burlington is demolished. Serves as a parking lot and landscaped area for [[burlington_baptist_church|Burlington Baptist Church]]   * 2002: General Store in Burlington is demolished. Serves as a parking lot and landscaped area for [[burlington_baptist_church|Burlington Baptist Church]]
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