Lonnie Wright, librarian and historian at Baptist Health Lexington, inside the McGowan-Hull Burying Ground in a grove a trees at 2101 Nicholasville Rd.  in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Charles McGowan died on January 17, 1842. Baptist Health Lexington owns the property which include the cemetery that dates back to the pioneer era. The burying ground, which is surrounded by the original rock wall, has graves dating back to the 1830's. Baptist Health Lexington has plans to build a decorative protective metal fence around the burying ground which is located in a grove of trees just south of the intersection of Southland Dr. and Nicholasville Rd. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Lonnie Wright, librarian and historian at Baptist Health Lexington, inside the McGowan-Hull Burying Ground in a grove a trees at 2101 Nicholasville Rd. in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Charles McGowan died on January 17, 1842. Baptist Health Lexington owns the property which include the cemetery that dates back to the pioneer era. The burying ground, which is surrounded by the original rock wall, has graves dating back to the 1830's. Baptist Health Lexington has plans to build a decorative protective metal fence around the burying ground which is located in a grove of trees just south of the intersection of Southland Dr. and Nicholasville Rd. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Lonnie Wright, librarian and historian at Baptist Health Lexington, inside the McGowan-Hull Burying Ground in a grove a trees at 2101 Nicholasville Rd. in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Charles McGowan died on January 17, 1842. Baptist Health Lexington owns the property which include the cemetery that dates back to the pioneer era. The burying ground, which is surrounded by the original rock wall, has graves dating back to the 1830's. Baptist Health Lexington has plans to build a decorative protective metal fence around the burying ground which is located in a grove of trees just south of the intersection of Southland Dr. and Nicholasville Rd. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

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