Boone County 
Bicentennial Celebration

Celebrating 200 Years

This year's celebration was a bit different than we'd originally planned. As 2020 continued, it was clear that COVID-19 would force us to take a different approach to marking Boone County's 200th birthday, but one that was no less special or exciting!
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December 4, 2019
All Trails Lead Home
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July 31, 2019
A History of Boone County Post Offices
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July 31, 2019
Columbia History: Sacred Heart Church

“As early as 1835 Mass was said in Columbia by Rev. Father LaFevre at the residence of John H. Lynch, whose family was the only one of the Catholic faith in the town at the time.”  Switzler’s History of Boone County - 1881 It was not until 1876-77 that Mass was celebrated on a regular basis […]

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July 31, 2019
A Community Mural

The Bicentennial Committee is excited to be working with Wildy's World artist Stacy Self on a community mural to celebrate Boone County. Over the course of the last year, Stacy and the committee have met with residents across the county to generate a vision for a 25 foot mural that will hang in the Boone […]

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Find Your History

Boone County was organized November 16, 1820, from a portion of the territorial Howard County. The area was then known as Boone's Lick Country, because of a salt lick which Daniel Boone's sons used for their stock.
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