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 ======The History of the Boone County Fair====== ======The History of the Boone County Fair======
  
-The tradition of the agricultural fair in Boone County dates to the mid-1800s in the Florence area.  The first  fair of this kind in the county was held in [[Florence|Florence]] in 1854 on land near present day Kentaboo Road.  It closed at this site in 1881.+The tradition of the agricultural fair in Boone County dates to the mid-1800s in the Florence area.  The first  fair of this kind in the county was held in [[Florence|Florence]] in [[1854]] on land near present day Kentaboo Road.  It closed at this site in 1881.
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 The Northern Kentucky Agricultural Association organized in 1895 and began to plan the first old “Florence Fair” in 1896.  The four-day event was held every fall in Florence in an area near the current intersection of [[roads|U.S. 42]] and [[roads|U. S. 25]], or Dixie Highway. The Northern Kentucky Agricultural Association organized in 1895 and began to plan the first old “Florence Fair” in 1896.  The four-day event was held every fall in Florence in an area near the current intersection of [[roads|U.S. 42]] and [[roads|U. S. 25]], or Dixie Highway.
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 =====More Information===== =====More Information=====
-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/view.aspx?subject="​Fusion Digital Collection",​ "​electronic photographs",​ "fair"|Browse photographs]] of Fairs in Boone County +  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/en_US/history/​search/​results?qu=fair&​rw=12&​te=ASSET&​isd=true|Browse photographs ​and programs]] of the Boone County ​Fair 
-  ​* [[http://​catalog.bcpl.org/​POLARIS/​Search/​components/​ajaxFusionContentFrm.aspx?​bid=497864&​titl=Boone+County+4H+%26+Utopia+Fair|Copies of Boone County Fair programs]]+  ​
        
  
boone_county_fair.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/11 15:30 by kbilz