Stories

Huntertown: Keeping the memories alive

June 24, 2022Healthy and Vibrant Communities, Racial Equity
On August 29, 1871, Jerry Gatewood, formerly enslaved and a U.S. Colored Troop veteran, purchased the first 5-acre parcel of what would become Huntertown Hamlet…
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Making a SPLASH! in Lexington’s East End

June 24, 2022Green Spaces and Public Places
Lexington got even cooler on May 2 with the groundbreaking of Splash!, an interactive water-play project in Charles Young Park in Lexington’s East End neighborhood.
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