Rita Coolidge part of Stanford ceremony to recognize Cherokees

Herald-Leader Staff ReportOctober 19, 2013 

A historical marker called "Cherokees in Kentucky" was unveiled during a dedication ceremony on the courthouse lawn on Main Street in Stanford on Saturday.

Two-time Grammy winner and Cherokee Rita Coolidge was the keynote speaker at the event. The marker is designed to create awareness of Cherokee history and heritage in south-central Kentucky.

Click here to view a photo gallery from Saturday's dedication ceremony.

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