• Built in 1853 the Boone County Clerk’s office has been moved twice since it’s original location and was once used as a bank building.

  • In 1880 the geographic center population of the United States was in Boone County, Kentucky. At that time, there were over 49 million people in the country.

  • The Old Burlington Cemetery was established in 1819 and is the final resting place for many local residents including soldiers from the Civil War, Revolutionary War and t…[View More]

  • The Boone County Fair Grounds began operation in 1932 with many of the current buildings constructed in 1942.

  • The Rabbit Has General Store was built in 1831 as a repository for local farmers. Eventually the building was turned into a general store. The store was destroyed by fi…[View More]

  • The Petersburg Distillery began operation in 1817 as the Petersburg Steam Mill Company until 1833 when it was transformed into a distillery. This eventually became the lar…[View More]

  • The Boone County Courthouse in Burlington, Kentucky was built in 1889 and is the 3rd courthouse on that particular site.

  • The Gaines House in Walton, Kentucky was built in 1814 by Abner Gaines. The home was used as a tavern and stage coach stop.

  • The Big Bone Methodist Church was built in 1888 by the Masons.

  • The Anderson Ferry began operation in 1817 and has been in constant operation since.