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 ====== Government in 1960s Florence ====== ====== Government in 1960s Florence ======
  
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 The Florence Town Hall was a historic building that held the office of the Mayor and was also used as a school during the 1800s. It even had a school bell in the front yard.  The Florence Town Hall was a historic building that held the office of the Mayor and was also used as a school during the 1800s. It even had a school bell in the front yard. 
  
-{{http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/carroll_hop_ewing_august_2005.jpg?​150|Hop Ewing 2005}}+<​html><​img alt="​Hop Ewing 2005" src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​33586/​0"​ width="​150" align="​left"​ title="​Hop Ewing 2005"></​html>​
  
 In 1961, Carroll M. "​Hop'​ Ewing was elected mayor of Florence. He was re-elected in 1969 and you can see the election results for that year [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​search/​asset/​24720/​0|here]]. You can read about Mayor Ewing'​s 1969 re-election campaign [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​search/​asset/​24228/​0|here]]. He remained in office until 1981 and his daughter, Diane Whalen, is Florence'​s current mayor. You can read about Hop Ewing in newspaper articles [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​history/​search/​results?​qu=hop+ewing&​qf=-BCPL_TYPE%09Record+Type%09Oral+history%09Oral+history&​lm=LHDC&​isd=true In 1961, Carroll M. "​Hop'​ Ewing was elected mayor of Florence. He was re-elected in 1969 and you can see the election results for that year [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​search/​asset/​24720/​0|here]]. You can read about Mayor Ewing'​s 1969 re-election campaign [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​search/​asset/​24228/​0|here]]. He remained in office until 1981 and his daughter, Diane Whalen, is Florence'​s current mayor. You can read about Hop Ewing in newspaper articles [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​history/​search/​results?​qu=hop+ewing&​qf=-BCPL_TYPE%09Record+Type%09Oral+history%09Oral+history&​lm=LHDC&​isd=true
 |here]]. ​ |here]]. ​
  
-{{  http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/william_fitzgerald_portrait.jpg?​150|William Fitzgerald}}+<​html><​img alt="​William Fitzgerald"​ src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​30139/​0"​ width="​150" align="​right"​ title="​William Fitzgerald"></​html> ​
  
 William Fitzgerald was Mayor of Florence during the 1950s. You can see his signature in the photograph. Mr. Fitzgerald not only was mayor, but he helped create [[Big Bone Lick State Park]] and was President of the Kentucky Historical Society. He took most of the photographs you see of Florence from the 1950s and 1960s. William Fitzgerald was Mayor of Florence during the 1950s. You can see his signature in the photograph. Mr. Fitzgerald not only was mayor, but he helped create [[Big Bone Lick State Park]] and was President of the Kentucky Historical Society. He took most of the photographs you see of Florence from the 1950s and 1960s.
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