LINDRELL BLACKWELL*, a Paris, KY native has done extensive research on the ownership and management of the Cedar Heights Cemetery in Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky. In the process, he has been able to identify and document HUNDREDS of African Americans buried there. If you would like more information on his research, contact us.
*AAGGKY Charter Member
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Lost Voices’ records African-American history
STAMPING GROUND, Ky. — Instead of allowing them to fade into obscurity, Shirl Marks is recording African-American stories which she says can help people discover their family history. Marks is president of Stonetown Haven Inc. She and others have worked to renovate and preserve the old Marks family home in Stamping Ground so it can be used for educational purposes. Shirl is co-founder and former Vice President of AAGGKY. Read more...