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Lexington Public Library Walking Tours

Historic Lexington Cemetery Walking Tour

Full Walking Tour: 

Join us for a walking tour of Lexington's Historic Lexington Cemetery. The full tour is available as a single MP3, or you can download individual tracks. For the single MP3, music will play between the stops. You can pause the track while you walk between stops.

This tour covers a walking distance of approximately 1.5 miles.

Please note: You will be walking on paths also used by cars. Please take special care to watch and listen for approaching vehicles.

The music clips used in this tour are from “Walking Barefoot on Grass” by Kai Engel, and are used with a CCBY license. It is available here:

Welcome & History of the Cemetery

History of the Cemetery.

Near the Office at the entrance Gate - Map It

Stop #1 Henry Clay Monument

Henry Clay Monument

Section M - Map It

Stop #2 John Wesley Hunt

John Wesley Hunt

Section C - Map It

Stop #3 Mary Breckinridge

Mary Breckinridge

Section G - Map It

Stop #4 Todd Family Plot

The Todd Family Plot

David H. Todd, Levi Todd, and Robert Smith Todd.

Section F - Map It

Stop #5 James Masterson

James Masterson

Section K - Map It

Stop #6 Clay Family Plot

Clay Family Plot

Mary Jane Warfield Clay, Mary Barr Clay, and Laura Clay.

Section J - Map It

Stop #7 Hal Price Headley

Hal Price Headley

Section J - Map It

Stop #8 Emmal Fisk

Emmal Fisk

Section R - Map It

Stop #9 Lt. Hugh McKee

Lt. Hugh McKee

Section P - Map It

Stop #10 Moses Kaufman

Moses Kaufman

Section E-1 - Map It

Stop #11 Breckinridge Family Plot

Breckinridge Family Plot

Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, W.C.P. Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, and John Bayne Breckinridge.

Section O - Map It

Stop #12 John George Stoll

John George Stoll

Section S - Map It

Stop #13 James Lane Allen

James Lane Allen

Section D - Map It

Stop #14 Mary Desha

Mary Desha Marker

Section D - Map It

Stop #15 William "King" Solomon

William "King" Solomon

Section 48-A - Map It