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-In the early years of development,​ Florence was known as Crossroads, Polecat, Maddensville,​ and Connersville,​ under which a Post Office was established in [[1828]]. The Post Office again caused the name of the community to change because of confusion with another Kentucky Connersville,​ and it was established by the Legislature of the Commonwealth as Florence in [[1830]]. ​+In the early years of development,​ Florence was known as Crossroads, Polecat, Maddensville,​ and Connersville,​ under which a Post Office was established in [[1828]]. The Post Office again caused the name of the community to change because of confusion with another Kentucky ​[[Connersville]], and it was established by the Legislature of the Commonwealth as Florence in [[1830]]. ​
 But Florence is best known by its nickname "​Stringtown"​ applied by [[John Uri Lloyd]], which he immortalized in his famous Stringtown series, "​[[Stringtown on the Pike]]"​. ​ But Florence is best known by its nickname "​Stringtown"​ applied by [[John Uri Lloyd]], which he immortalized in his famous Stringtown series, "​[[Stringtown on the Pike]]"​. ​
  
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 ===== More Information ===== ===== More Information =====
-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/view.aspx?subject=Fusion Digital Collection, electronic photographs, ​florence|Browse photographs]] from Florence +  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​history/​search/​results?qu=florence&​qf=BCPL_TYPE%09Record+Type%09Photograph%09Photograph&​te=ASSET|Browse photographs]] from Florence 
-  * Tanner, Paul. //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/FlorenceKyTheFirstCentury1830_1930.pdf|Florence, Kentucky, the First Century (1830-1930)]]//​ +  * Tanner, Paul. //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​31271/​0|Florence, Kentucky, the First Century (1830-1930)]]//​ 
-  * //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/GEO_FLO_1870_Fire__Florence_Fire_1870.pdf|Florence Fire of 1870]]//+  * //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​26869/​0|Florence Fire of 1870]]//
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   * [[Florence Timeline]]   * [[Florence Timeline]]
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