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 Famed far beyond [[Boone County|Boone County'​s]] borders, this [[Rabbit Hash]] landmark is the best-known and best-preserved general store in Northern Kentucky. ​ The building'​s central storeroom is of vertical board construction with four principal posts down each side wall; it is believed to date from ca.[[1830]]. ​ The flanking sheds were added later, as was the raised parapet with Coca-Cola sign.  ​ Famed far beyond [[Boone County|Boone County'​s]] borders, this [[Rabbit Hash]] landmark is the best-known and best-preserved general store in Northern Kentucky. ​ The building'​s central storeroom is of vertical board construction with four principal posts down each side wall; it is believed to date from ca.[[1830]]. ​ The flanking sheds were added later, as was the raised parapet with Coca-Cola sign.  ​
  
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 Originally built at road level, the building was subsequently raised on pilings to protect it from floods; an ingenious system of iron anchor bolts also was installed, designed to tie the building to the ground in high water. ​ These design features helped preserve the building when historic floods ravaged the town in 1937.  ​ Originally built at road level, the building was subsequently raised on pilings to protect it from floods; an ingenious system of iron anchor bolts also was installed, designed to tie the building to the ground in high water. ​ These design features helped preserve the building when historic floods ravaged the town in 1937.  ​
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