The July 6, 1826 edition of the Kentucky Whig reported how Lexington celebrated the 50th anniversary of American independence two days earlier.
The July 6, 1826 edition of the Kentucky Whig reported how Lexington celebrated the 50th anniversary of American independence two days earlier. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
The July 6, 1826 edition of the Kentucky Whig reported how Lexington celebrated the 50th anniversary of American independence two days earlier. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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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.