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   * [[1851]] – Town Hall, also used as a school, was erected on a site on Main Street (the site is now occupied by an attorney'​s office).   * [[1851]] – Town Hall, also used as a school, was erected on a site on Main Street (the site is now occupied by an attorney'​s office).
   * [[1855]] – The first agricultural fair in the county was held in Florence. Closed [[1881]] on J. Barton land near present day Kentaboo road.   * [[1855]] – The first agricultural fair in the county was held in Florence. Closed [[1881]] on J. Barton land near present day Kentaboo road.
-  * [[1862]] – An advance guard of the Confederate Army under the command of Brig. Gen. Henry Heath, whose main force had camped at Corinth and [[civil war|Snow'​s Pond]] near [[Walton]], encountered Union pickets in the area around the Christian Church. ​ One man was killed, 18 wounded and the Yankees were routed by veteran Confederate troops who were part of a unit known as "​Morgan'​s Raiders."​+  * [[1862]] – An advance guard of the Confederate Army under the command of Brig. Gen. Henry Heath, whose main force had camped at Corinth and [[skirmish at snow's pond|Snow'​s Pond]] near [[Walton]], encountered Union pickets in the area around the Christian Church. ​ One man was killed, 18 wounded and the Yankees were routed by veteran Confederate troops who were part of a unit known as "​Morgan'​s Raiders."​
   * [[1869]] – International Order of Odd Fellows built a [[lodges|lodge]] hall on Main Street. ​ The first floor was leased to various commercial entities over the years.   * [[1869]] – International Order of Odd Fellows built a [[lodges|lodge]] hall on Main Street. ​ The first floor was leased to various commercial entities over the years.
   * [[1872]] – Greenwood Lake (Erlanger) got a [[railroads|railroad]] station and took some of the traffic from Florence.   * [[1872]] – Greenwood Lake (Erlanger) got a [[railroads|railroad]] station and took some of the traffic from Florence.
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