A historic marker that was vandalized and broken off its pole at the old Fayette County Courthouse, is being stored at a city maintenance building, at 1793 Liberty Road. in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 31, 2015. The marker was about slavery, and how slaves were punished. The broken sign was removed, and the city will determine how to deal with it. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
A historic marker that was vandalized and broken off its pole at the old Fayette County Courthouse, is being stored at a city maintenance building, at 1793 Liberty Road. in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 31, 2015. The marker was about slavery, and how slaves were punished. The broken sign was removed, and the city will determine how to deal with it. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
A historic marker that was vandalized and broken off its pole at the old Fayette County Courthouse, is being stored at a city maintenance building, at 1793 Liberty Road. in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 31, 2015. The marker was about slavery, and how slaves were punished. The broken sign was removed, and the city will determine how to deal with it. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Historical slavery marker in Lexington broken; group balks at including it in discussion of Confederate statues

July 31, 2015 04:49 PM

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