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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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