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Lexington Cemetery conducts Civil War History Walk

Lexington, KY-As The United States begins to observe the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, The Lexington Cemetery invites the community to participate in a History Walk of its grounds on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 9 a.m. beginning at the Henry Clay Monument. The tour will be led by Kentucky Historian Ronald Bryant.

Lexington Cemetery expands The Lexington Mausoleum to meet increased demand for cremation and memorialization
In an effort to meet the growing demand for cremation and memorialization services in Central Kentucky, The Lexington Cemetery has broken ground on Phase III of the Lexington Mausoleum.

 Lexington Cemetery conducts History Walk

Lexington, KY-As The Lexington Cemetery observes the 160th anniversary of the act by the Kentucky General Assembly that was approved on February 5, 1848 to incorporate The Lexington Cemetery and authorize it to establish a rural, or garden, cemetery, it is appropriate for The Lexington Cemetery to invite the community to join its staff for a History Walk.

KDVA Deputy Commissioner Margaret Plattner, LCDR(Ret.) USN to deliver remarks at Memorial Day Observance at The Lexington Cemetery

The last Monday in May is set aside to remember those men and women who died in military service to their country. Lexington's official observance ceremony will be held at The Lexington National Cemetery, located just inside the front gates of The Lexington Cemetery. The service, which begins at 11 a.m. on MON 26 MAY 2008, will feature remarks by Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy Commissioner Margaret Plattner, LCDR(Ret.) USN, the presentation of colors, playing of "Taps," and a 21-gun salute. Participating will be the men and women of American Legion Man O' War Post No. 8 and its Ladies Auxiliary. The public is invited to join The Lexington Cemetery in remembering and saluting those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Lexington Cemetery conducts Guided Tree Walk

Lexington, KY—With the arrival of fall comes the beautiful colors of trees. The colorful leaves can be found in abundance at The Lexington Cemetery. Before all the leaves have fallen, then cleared away for mulching, The Lexington Cemetery invites the community to join its horticulturist, Miles Penn, and other tree experts for a Guided Tree Walk, 9 a.m. Saturday, October 4, 2008.