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McConnell Springs

(#617) from Kentucky Life Program 617 (2000)

A tour of McConnell Springs, a park commemorating the spot where Lexington was named (in honor of the Massachusetts town where one of the first battles of the Revolutionary War was fought). The former industrial site was neglected for years before being reclaimed by a group of volunteers and now features walking trails, historical exhibits, and an education center.

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