A search for remnants of the log building that housed Midway's Second Christian Church from the 1830s until after it was ransacked by a racist mob in 1868 turned up a few foundation stones and handmade nails.
A search for remnants of the log building that housed Midway's Second Christian Church from the 1830s until after it was ransacked by a racist mob in 1868 turned up a few foundation stones and handmade nails. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
A search for remnants of the log building that housed Midway's Second Christian Church from the 1830s until after it was ransacked by a racist mob in 1868 turned up a few foundation stones and handmade nails. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

Racist mob destroyed this black church in 1868. Congregation now seeks its remains.

September 26, 2017 05:36 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.