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Eight acres of history: African Cemetery No. 2

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Sutherland, Thom


African Cemetery No. 2 is the earliest recorded cemetery in Lexington to be organized, owned, and managed by African Americans. The site has been in existence since 1869. 

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“Eight acres of history: African Cemetery No. 2,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 18, 2024,

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