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Lexington Kentucky: Moving Of Two Confederate Statues Has Become A 'Hot Button'

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF WKYT TV, LEXINGTON KY)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The issue of possibly moving two Confederate statues has become a hot button topic this weekend. 774 more words

Govermnent

Kentucky Book Fair Invitation

On November 18 I have once again been invited to attend the Kentucky Book Fair being held this year at the  Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, from 9 am – 4 pm.  62 more words

Book Signing

WINGS

Like kites without strings and butterflies with wings, my mother taught me to soar with my dreams.

Saying that my summer of 2016 was rough is a massive understatement.

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Handmande Jewelry

Roots

Roots and wings.

Where I came from and where I am going.

Rooted in the south, destination unknown.

I was born the youngest of 4 siblings and the only girl.

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Handmande Jewelry

Old Photograph from W. E. Johns in Lexington

I share with you today this very interesting photo.  This is definitely a cabinet card photo – not sure why that is written on the front of the card instead of the photographer’s name – but the clothes and hairstyle of the woman portrayed do not reflect the 1870 to 1900 time period for this type of photography. 185 more words

Genealogy Research

George Washington at Ashland

Henry Clay personally delighted in the historic artifacts he displayed at Ashland.  But he stressed that such objects were intended to reach the public – that vast public that always found its way to his doorstep. 446 more words

Ashland

Wedding of the Decade at Ashland

YOU ARE HERE -> April 19, 1892

Henry Clay’s great-granddaughter, Nannette McDowell, was married at Ashland, her home, in one of the most celebrated weddings of 1890’s Kentucky.  513 more words

Ashland