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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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...

The two confederate statues causing major controversy were removed on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Confederate statues removed from downtown Lexington

October 17, 2017

Lexington's controversial Confederate statues are being taken down tonight.Kenny Bishop, the Mayor's Deputy Communications Director, said the statues will be moved to storage and will be relocated in the...

Council unanimously votes to remove Confederate statues from courthouse lawn

Alex Brinkhorst August 17, 2017

The 15 members of the Lexington City Council unanimously voted Thursday to move the statues of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge from their current location at the former Fayette County Courthouse.The...

Lexington will keep Confederate statues downtown

Jacqueline Swigert February 18, 2016

Mayor Jim Gray’s office announced Wednesday that the Slave Trade marker, the John Hunt Morgan monument, and the John C. Breckinridge monument will remain in downtown Lexington.The monuments have been...

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