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Historical Markers in Burlington, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Boone County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Boone County, KY (51) Gallatin County, KY (3) Grant County, KY (6) Kenton County, KY (94) Dearborn County, IN (51) Ohio County, IN (10) Switzerland County, IN (10) Hamilton County, OH (329)  BooneCounty(51) Boone County (51)  GallatinCounty(3) Gallatin County (3)  GrantCounty(6) Grant County (6)  KentonCounty(94) Kenton County (94)  DearbornCountyIndiana(51) Dearborn County (51)  OhioCounty(10) Ohio County (10)  SwitzerlandCounty(10) Switzerland County (10)  HamiltonCountyOhio(329) Hamilton County (329)
Burlington is the county seat for Boone County
Burlington is in Boone County
      Boone County (51)  
ADJACENT TO BOONE COUNTY
      Gallatin County (3)  
      Grant County (6)  
      Kenton County (94)  
      Dearborn County, Indiana (51)  
      Ohio County, Indiana (10)  
      Switzerland County, Indiana (10)  
      Hamilton County, Ohio (329)  
 
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1Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Burlington Methodist Church — Burlington Historic District — 1837 —
On June 10, 1835, Joseph and Catharine Foster deeded a town lot to the Trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church, with the stipulation that the property was to be used only for a church. The Burlington Methodist Episcopal Church congregation built . . . Map (db m186214) HM
2Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Burlington Presbyterian Church — Burlington Historic District — 1833 —
Completed in 1833, the Burlington Presbyterian Church was built with separate front entrances for men and women. It featured both Federal and Greek Revival detailing. In the early 1900s, the building was home to the Local Library Association. . . . Map (db m186221) HM
3Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Duncan House — Burlington Historical District — c. 1910 —
This outstanding c. 1910 Bungalow home incorporates many Arts & Crafts design elements including battered porch columns, 3-over-1 window sash, and a low pitched roof. It was built at the beginning of mini-building boom in Burlington that lasted . . . Map (db m133142) HM
4Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Erastus Tousey House — Burlington Historic District — c. 1822 —
Attorney Erastus Tousey (1798-1863) and his wife Catherine (1805-1895) built this grand residence c. 1822. It is one of the most academically correct examples of Federal style architecture in Northern Kentucky. Federal-period details include . . . Map (db m186262) HM
5Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Foster-Sandford House — Burlington Historic District — c. 1831 —
Joseph Foster built this graceful brick home c. 1831 in the Federal Style. Robert Sandford acquired it in 1839 and remodeled the home during the 1840s, adding fine Greek Revival details such as the colonnaded entry. The building served as a . . . Map (db m186219) HM
6Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — 2412 — From Craig’s Camp / To Burlington
In June 1799, Boone County's first court set Craig's Camp as county seat. The next year, John H. Craig and Robert Johnson donated 74 acres at the Woolper Creek site for a town they called Wilmington. Court held here in a log courthouse in Jan. . . . Map (db m133144) HM
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7Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — 2415 — George Speri Sperti (1900-1991) / Boonetucky Farm
Born in Covington to Italian immigrants, he graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1923. He was the director of Institutum Divi Thomae, a medical research foundation, from 1935 to 1988. Sperti invented well-known pharmaceutical . . . Map (db m133141) HM
8Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Historic Burlington, KY — The New County Seat
Boone County Courthouses Through the Years 1n 1817, Boone County replaced its first log courthouse with a brick structure, which was remodeled in 1828 and again in 1878. The present courthouse was built in 1889 for $19,740. The courthouse . . . Map (db m134040) HM
9Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Historic Burlington, KY — Settling In and Getting Around
Boone County was established in 1799 and the County Court held its first meeting in June of that year, where The Court proceeded to fix on a place for the Seat of Justice on 74 acres offered by Robert Johnson and John H. Craig. Initially known as . . . Map (db m134232) HM
10Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Historic Burlington, KY — Making a Living...
From its earliest days, Burlington was the hub of a community rooted in farming. Prior to World War II, the majority of people in Boone County lived and worked on farms and the livelihood of nearly everyone else was somehow connected to farming. By . . . Map (db m134233) HM
11Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Hogan House — c. 1860 — Burlington Historic District —
One of several log structures on North Jefferson Street, this c. 1860 single pen log house was once part of the Willis Graves estate. It is named after James Hogan, who owned it from 1881 to 1912. The house was rehabilitated as a craft shop in 1992. . . . Map (db m201101) HM
12Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — James Runyan House — Burlington Historic District — c. 1840 —
This brick residence has seen many uses since it was built, including that of parsonage. It was built c. 1840 by James M. Runyan (1807-1859), one of Burlington's mid-nineteenth century blacksmiths. The structure features a side passage plan . . . Map (db m186269) HM
13Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Latimer-Walden House — Burlington Historic District — c. 1867 —
Interesting details abound in this spacious house originally built c. 1867 for Charles L. and Henrietta Latimer, and updated in the early 20th Century. The Latimers migrated to Missouri before 1870 and the home often changed hands. Edmund Walden . . . Map (db m186252) HM
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14Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Mary Draper Ingles
Mary Ingles was a young pioneer wife taken captive in a Shawnee raid in July 1755. Brought by her captors to Big Bone Lick, here in Boone County, she escaped in October 1755. Mary then fought her way through 800 miles of uncharted wilderness along . . . Map (db m175111) HM
15Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Old Boone County Courthouse — Burlington Historic District — 1889 —
There has been a courthouse on this site since 1799 and the present one is the third built on the site. Designed by the McDonald Brothers of Louisville, the Renaissance Revival style building was completed for about $20,000. The courthouse . . . Map (db m133151) HM
16Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Old Burlington Cemetery
Established in 1819, this historic graveyard was Burlington's first community cemetery. It protects the remains of over 250 Boone County residents including County Judges and other leading citizens and businessmen from the last two centuries. Among . . . Map (db m175115) HM
17Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Passage To Freedom From Slavery — Memorial to the Undergrond Railroad in Boone County, Kentucky — Another Marker in Rabbit Hash —
In memory of all the slaves in Boone County, those who helped them, and the slaves’ descendants who remember & honor them and their legacy. Dedicated 21 March, 2005 by the Problem Solving Team, a diverse group of students, grades five . . . Map (db m79290) HM
18Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Rabbit Hash, Kentucky — circa 1813 — Ohio River Mile 506.1 below Pittsburgh —
One of only a few remaining early 19th century towns along the 981- mile course of the Ohio River. The Rabbit Hash National Registry encompasses 33 acres of this linear rural/agricultural/commercial village, characterized by its eclectic . . . Map (db m79231) HM
19Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Renaker House — Burlington Historic District — c. 1830 —
Built for Elijah Kirtley c.1830, probably by Benjamin Piatt Fowler, this substantial brick I-House served as the Boone House Tavern until 1870. It later became the residence of Fountain Riddell, attorney, state legislator and founder of the Boone . . . Map (db m186256) HM
20Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Senator S. Walker Tolin House — c. 1887 — Burlington Historic District —
Built c. 1887 by Senator Samuel Walker Tolin (1849-1933), this brick residence retains the finest Folk Victorian detailing in Burlington. Tolin was a well-known attorney and Kentucky State Senator in 1902 who practiced law out of this building for . . . Map (db m201103) HM
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21Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Stephens-Yelton House — Burlington Historic District — c. 1884 —
This house was built c. 1884 for Hayden Polk Stephens (1844-1932), an up and coming Burlington lawyer. It is an outstanding example of a late 19th Century Burlington residence. H.P. Stephens later became a Judge in Kenton County, where he died . . . Map (db m186267) HM
22Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — 2420 — The Dinsmore Homestead
James and Martha Macomb Dinsmore moved from La. to raise their three daughters here. Completed in1842, the main house served as the center of a typical large, antebellum Boone Co. farm. tenants and slaves raised grains, grapes, sheep, and . . . Map (db m79304) HM
 
 
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Nov. 29, 2022