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 The July 7, 1955, edition of The Boone County Recorder noted that “In an old cemetery, just north of [[ Burlington]],​ Ky., rest the remains of many prominent people of the 18th and 19th centuries,​” a humble introduction to one of Boone County’s most sacred places. ​ The [[cemeteries|Old Burlington Cemetery]] is a 1.7-acre plot along Bullittsville Road, on the northern edge of Burlington. The cemetery contains the graves of more than 250 [[Boone County]] residents, including former County Judges, other [[government]] officials, and leading citizens from the last two centuries. The July 7, 1955, edition of The Boone County Recorder noted that “In an old cemetery, just north of [[ Burlington]],​ Ky., rest the remains of many prominent people of the 18th and 19th centuries,​” a humble introduction to one of Boone County’s most sacred places. ​ The [[cemeteries|Old Burlington Cemetery]] is a 1.7-acre plot along Bullittsville Road, on the northern edge of Burlington. The cemetery contains the graves of more than 250 [[Boone County]] residents, including former County Judges, other [[government]] officials, and leading citizens from the last two centuries.
  
-{{http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/1_101.jpg?360 |The Boone County Courthouse}}+<​html><​img alt="​Old Burlington Cemetery"​ src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​22565/​0"​ width="​360" align="​left"​ title="​Old Burlington Cemetery"></​html> ​
  
 In 1964, the Daughters of the American Revolution dedicated a bronze marker in the cemetery on the grave of American Revolutionary War Veteran Israel Gilpin. ​ His epitaph reads: In 1964, the Daughters of the American Revolution dedicated a bronze marker in the cemetery on the grave of American Revolutionary War Veteran Israel Gilpin. ​ His epitaph reads:
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-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/view.aspx?subject="​Fusion Digital Collection",​ "​electronic photographs",​ "Old Burlington Cemetery"​|Browse photographs]] of the cemetery+  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​history/​search/​results?qu=burlington+cemetery&​te=&​lm=LHDC|Browse photographs]] of the cemetery
  
  
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