How 3 artist are reminding Lexington of Cheapside’s dark past
Nikky Finney had a near-daily ritual when she lived in Lexington. … ”On one walk, she was stopped cold by Kentucky Historical Marker No. 2122 at the Cheapside slave auction block next to the old courthouse building. Read More
LEXINGTON, KY – A public art project memorializing the formerly enslaved who were once sold at Cheapside has earned national recognition.
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has selected I Was Here as the recipient of an Award of Excellence. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 74th year, is the most prestigious… Read More