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-====== ​Beaverlick ​======+====== ​Beaver Lick ======
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-The small [[towns|community]] of Beaverlick ​in Beaver [[precincts|Precinct]],​ three miles east of [[Big Bone]], was founded in the early 1800'​s. ​ It may have received its name from the local fur trade, which included plentiful beaver pelts. ​ The town developed around the intersection of the old Louisville Turnpike (now bypassed Dickinson Road) and Beaver Road (KY 1292). ​ It had 25 residents in [[1879]] and 50 by the end of the century.+The small [[towns|community]] of Beaver Lick in Beaver [[precincts|Precinct]],​ three miles east of [[Big Bone]], was founded in the early 1800'​s. ​ It may have received its name from the local fur trade, which included plentiful beaver pelts. ​ The town developed around the intersection of the old Louisville Turnpike (now bypassed Dickinson Road) and Beaver Road (KY 1292). ​ It had 25 residents in [[1879]] and 50 by the end of the century.
  
 The village included the Mud Lick Baptist Church and Public [[schools|School]] No. 39, both located on Beaver Road.  On the Beaver Lick-Richwood Turnpike stood [[Hughes Chapel Methodist Church]], South. ​ The church cemetery still marks the site. The village included the Mud Lick Baptist Church and Public [[schools|School]] No. 39, both located on Beaver Road.  On the Beaver Lick-Richwood Turnpike stood [[Hughes Chapel Methodist Church]], South. ​ The church cemetery still marks the site.
  
-When the Louisville Turnpike was rebuilt as U.S. 42 in the early 20th century, the new road bypassed ​Beaverlick. While its commercial life has long since faded, ​Beaverlick's [[historic homes|historic houses]], commercial buildings, [[churches]] and [[cemeteries]] still speak of its former importance.+When the Louisville Turnpike was rebuilt as U.S. 42 in the early 20th century, the new road bypassed ​Beaver Lick. While its commercial life has long since faded, ​Beaver Lick's [[historic homes|historic houses]], commercial buildings, [[churches]] and [[cemeteries]] still speak of its former importance.
  
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