A state historical marker along Georgetown Road recalls the location of the Lexington Colored Fair, which took place almost every year from 1869 until the 1930s.
A state historical marker along Georgetown Road recalls the location of the Lexington Colored Fair, which took place almost every year from 1869 until the 1930s. Herald-Leader
A state historical marker along Georgetown Road recalls the location of the Lexington Colored Fair, which took place almost every year from 1869 until the 1930s. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Now mostly forgotten, Lexington Colored Fair was once a nationally-known showcase

February 22, 2014 7:55 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.