Chronicles of Boone County

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bcplfusion.bcpl.org_repository_sternwheeler_gordon_c._greene_february_1950.jpg Boone County was home to a budding steamboat industry in the 1820s. A total of four steamboats were produced at Big Bone between 1824 and 1827, when the white oak timber gave out.


Ellis, Bob. “Early Steamboats Built at Big Bone Lick,” Enquirer, 1 Jan 1963.

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