Burlington in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
From Craig’s Camp / To Burlington
Town renamed Burlington in 1816 at the request of the U.S. Post Office. Burlington was incorporated at one time. It survived calls to move the county seat to a different town and remains one of two unincorporated county seats in Ky. It has always been the center for courts, county clerk, and jail in Boone County.
Erected 2014 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation, Boone County Historical Society. (Marker Number 2412.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 39° 1.673′ N, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington KY 41005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Boone County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Historic Burlington, KY (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic Burlington, KY (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic Burlington, KY (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Duncan House (about 500 feet away); George Speri Sperti (1900-1991) / Boonetucky Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Crash of TWA Flight 694 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hopeful Lutheran Church (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.