A historical marker about slavery in Lexingotn has been reinstalled at the old Fayette County Courthouse at the corner of West Short Street and North Upper Street. The marker, which used to be on the Cheapside Park side of the courthouse, was vandalized in 2015. It was removed and put in storage during the $32 million renovation and restoration of the courthouse.
A historical marker about slavery in Lexingotn has been reinstalled at the old Fayette County Courthouse at the corner of West Short Street and North Upper Street. The marker, which used to be on the Cheapside Park side of the courthouse, was vandalized in 2015. It was removed and put in storage during the $32 million renovation and restoration of the courthouse. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
A historical marker about slavery in Lexingotn has been reinstalled at the old Fayette County Courthouse at the corner of West Short Street and North Upper Street. The marker, which used to be on the Cheapside Park side of the courthouse, was vandalized in 2015. It was removed and put in storage during the $32 million renovation and restoration of the courthouse. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

Two years after it was vandalized, marker about slave auctions returns to downtown

March 06, 2018 03:37 PM