Berea College – Berea – berea.edu | 859.985.3018
Since 1855, the first fully integrated college in the South has afforded the educational foundation for many distinguished African-American leaders.
Greenhill Cemetery – Frankfort – trailsrus.com/monuments/reg4/frankfort.html | 502.695.0069
Location of the state’s only monument honoring Kentucky’s African-American Civil War soldiers.
Kentucky State University – Frankfort – kysu.edu | 502.597.6000
Jackson Hall contains archives of CESKAA, among the most extensive in the state for information on Kentucky’s African-American citizens.
Kentucky Horse Park – Lexington – kyhorsepark.com | 859.233.4303
Special exhibit honors the elite group of African-American soldiers who fought during the Civil War. Legendary African-American jockey Isaac Murphy is buried here.
Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park and White House – Nicholasville – campnelson.org/home.html | 859.881.9126
Camp Nelson’s origin is closely linked to President Lincoln’s desire to free pro-Union East Tennessee, create Federal African-American soldiers and destroy slavery. National Underground Railroad site.
Hopewell Museum – Paris – hopewellmuseum.org | 859.987.7274
Exhibit dedicated to Paris native Garrett Morgan, African-American inventor of the tricolor traffic light and the gas mask. Also exhibits on local history and regional arts.