April 2016

EKU Danville and Richmond Students Start Restoration

In the fall of 2015, before EKU students and the Central Kentucky African American Cemetery Association began working on the abandoned African American cemetery at White Oak in Garrard County, the property was covered with huge vines and littered with downed, rotting trees. Most headstones were completely covered with vines or knocked over from trees fallen in ice storms of recent years.

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