Mary Todd Lincoln House hosting ‘House Divided’ walking tours of Lexington Cemetery

Explore Lexington’s most famous cemetery on a guided walking tour led by staff of the Mary Todd Lincoln House. The tour features graves of both soldiers and civilians, including the Todd family, with an emphasis on Lexington’s divided home front during the Civil War. The tour will be offered at 2:30 p.m. every Sunday afternoon in October (Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31) and lasts approximately 90...

Lexington Cemetery trustees agree in principle to relocation of Breckinridge, Morgan statues

Lexington Cemetery trustees stepped up for the City of Lexington Monday, giving a conditional “yes” to accepting the John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge statues. Before the decision is final, the city must fine-tune an agreement with the trustees. Mayor Jim Gray, Police Chief Mark Barnard; Dr. C.B. Akins, pastor First Baptist Bracktown, representing the African-American Collaborative Coalition;...

Lexington Cemetery to host patriotic Memorial Day observance; includes Camp Nelson Honor Guard

The Lexington Cemetery in conjunction with the Lexington National Cemetery will host a patriotic memorial observance honoring the men and women who served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we may enjoy freedom. Memorial Day Observance Monday, May 30, 2016 833 West Main Street 11:00 a.m. The public is invited to join the veterans of the American...