Lexington History Center

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Lexington History Center
Lexington History Center, (old Fayette County Kentucky courthouse).jpg
Established October 2003
Location Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Type History museum
Website lexhistory.org

The Lexington History Center in downtown Lexington, Kentucky is located along East Main Street between North Upper and Cheapside. The facility was located in the former Fayette County Courthouse. The Lexington History Center is host to four museums:

  • Lexington History Museum: This museum showcases numerous exhibits regarding Lexington's history, and offers numerous programs tailored to all ages.
  • Lexington Public Safety Museum
  • Isaac Scott Hathaway Museum: This is centralized around African-American historical artifacts.[1]
  • Kentucky Renaissance Pharmacy Museum: This is dedicated to the early history of Bluegrass region pharmacies.

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  1. ^ Hewlett, Jennifer. "Black history museum gets new home." Herald-Leader [Lexington] 25 Dec. 2006. 25 Dec. 2006 [1].

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