|Farmers Bank of
|circa 1910||Farmers Bank of
“The Bank of Petersburg, Boone county, has gone into voluntary liquidation. At a meeting of stockholders on Monday last week, it was decided best to wind up the bank’s affairs and quit business, and the cashier, Ernest L. Grant, was ordered to pay off depositors in full, to receive no more deposits, to collect the debts due the bank, and report to the stockholders’ meeting on the 19th inst.” Courier-Journal, March 11, 1898 (obviously an earlier bank, not the ones pictured, which was also liquidated, at a later date.)
|The Bank is on the National Register of Historic Places. It's application is here (pdf).|
|Cannery in Petersburg|
|Tomato Cannery being built, 1907.|
|Schramm's Tavern, Hotel||Crisler Hotel,||Petersburg Dry Goods
and Millinery, n. w. corner
of Tanner & First
More on Berkshire & McWethey is here.
The Odd Fellow Hall is on the National Register of Historic Places. It's application is here (pdf).
Leaving Petersburg, c. 1960
From a Facebook post by Herbert Ginn
|T. T. Kurtz & Son's Store,
First and Market
The Opera House,
|Earlier still, it was known as Gordon's Hall (pdf), and you can read more on on the application to the National Register of Historic Places.|
from Holloway's Service Center, Petersburg
|“Petersburg, Ky., Aug. 20. - When Al Rogers opened his store at sunrise Friday morning he found a burglar working at the safe. The burglar fled after being kicked in the stomach by Rogers, who says the intruder is a citizen of Rising Sun, Ind. He had lit a fuse, but Rogers stamped it out.”- Maysville Evening Bulletin, August 20, 1904|
For substantial portions of the Northern Kentucky Views Petersburg images,
we are indebted to the E. Y. Chapin Library in Petersburg, and to Ms. Bridget
Stiker, at the Hebron Branch of the Boone County Library.