Nestled among the rolling hills of southern Boone County, Walton and Verona have existed side by side since the early 19th century. Walton s first post office, known as Gaines Crossroads, was established in 1815 and named after the Abner Gaines family that owned most of the land. Colonel Gaines owned the first stagecoach line on the road between Cincinnati and Lexington, using his sprawling Federal-style mansion as a tavern and inn for travelers. Both communities grew after the Louisville and Nashville Railroad came through ...

Walton-Verona 2009, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738566184

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Walton-Verona 2009, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

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