Boone County 
Bicentennial Celebration

Celebrating 200 Years

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The original Boone County Courthouse was built in 1847. The columns still stand at the original site with the new courthouse being construction in 1906.
4th of July

Birthday Bash

Save the date: On July 4, 2020, Boone County will celebrate its bicentennial with a birthday bash! Details will follow as the event comes together and we'll be looking for volunteers so let us know if you'd like to be involved.
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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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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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Columbia MO 65201-7732
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