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 ...more
African American Heritage Trail in Downtown Lexington by Doris Wilkinson
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Source: Doris Wilkinson "A Guide to the African American Heritage in Downtown Lexington, Kentucky." Copyright 2000
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Doris Wilkinson, Retired
Department of Sociology
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0027