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 ====== Florence, Kentucky in the 1960s ====== ====== Florence, Kentucky in the 1960s ======
-{{  http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/3_93_florence_drive_in_1961.jpg?​350|Florence Drive-In 1961}}+<​html><​img alt=" Florence Drive-In 1961" src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​23195/​0"​ width="​350" align="​right"​ title="​Florence Drive-In 1961"></​html>​ 
 Starting in the late 1950'​s,​ [[Florence]],​ Kentucky went through a housing boom. Many people moved to the area to work in factories in Cincinnati and thought [[Boone County]] was a great place to live. Because there weren'​t as many houses as families moving to the area, subdivisions were developed around the main town of Florence. Starting in the late 1950'​s,​ [[Florence]],​ Kentucky went through a housing boom. Many people moved to the area to work in factories in Cincinnati and thought [[Boone County]] was a great place to live. Because there weren'​t as many houses as families moving to the area, subdivisions were developed around the main town of Florence.
  
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 |{{http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​2_4_Florence_Baptist_Church,​us_42_us_25_and_main_street.JPG?​750|Florence Baptist Church sign}}|If you look beyond the sign, you can see what downtown Florence looked like in the 1950s and 1960s.| |{{http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​2_4_Florence_Baptist_Church,​us_42_us_25_and_main_street.JPG?​750|Florence Baptist Church sign}}|If you look beyond the sign, you can see what downtown Florence looked like in the 1950s and 1960s.|
-|{{http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/2_51_1961_corner_of_turfway_and_main_st.jpg?​750|Corner of Turfway and Main St.}}|Corner of Turfway Road and Main Street in Florence in 1961. You can see the sign points to Latonia Racetrack, which is now Turfway Park Racetrack.|+|<​html><​img alt="​Corner of Turfway and Main St." src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​23046/​0"​ width="​750" align="​right"​ title="​Corner of Turfway and Main St."></​html> ​|Corner of Turfway Road and Main Street in Florence in 1961. You can see the sign points to Latonia Racetrack, which is now Turfway Park Racetrack.|
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