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James Burnie Beck

by Stuart, History Blogger

During the 19th century, the Scottish-born James B. Beck was a Lexington lawyer and a respected national politician.

Born in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on February 13, 1822, Beck received his early ...


Link, the Percheron

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome horse is Link, who is new to theBreeds Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park this year.

Link, who stands about 18 hands tall, is a Percheron, whichis one of the breeds of the ...


Accident or Murder?

by Stuart, History Blogger

In 1854, a New York Times article described the death of Lexington resident James O. Frazer. Although Frazer's demise appeared to be accidental, both Frazer's wife and his overseer were later ...



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