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The statue of Confederate general John Hunt Morgan was viewable by the public at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in their new locations in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky. The statue of Morgan and another statue of former Vice President John C. Breckenridge were removed from their original place in downtown Lexington in October. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Confederate statues now in permanent location at Lexington Cemetery

Bailey Vandiver July 25, 2018

Two Confederate statues have been moved to Lexington Cemetery.The statues of John C. Breckinridge and John Hunt Morgan, which caused controversy as to where they should be displayed, were removed from...

Kentuckians gather in front of the Courthouse in downtown Lexington in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia on Monday August 14, 2017. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK students, faculty share views on Confederate statues

Jasper Jones August 25, 2017

Throughout the south, there has been much controversy concerning the removal of statues that honor Confederate soldiers and generals.Lexington has two statues that commemorate Confederate figures. Statues...

Mayor Jim Gray announces relocation attempt of Confederate statues in Lexington

KY Kernel News Staff August 12, 2017

After violence erupted at white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, VA on Saturday, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced through Twitter that he plans to relocate Confederate statues in the city.I am...

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