Meet Two Davis Bottom Families  – Part Two

Meet Two Davis Bottom Families – Part Two

Meet Two Davis Bottom Families – Part Two From Investigating a Shotgun House, Part One: Geography Yesterday, you heard the story of Mr. Kenny Demus and today you get to learn about the Laffoon sisters’ experience growing up in Davis Bottom. Cissy and Mary...
Meet Two Davis Bottom Families  – Part One

Meet Two Davis Bottom Families – Part One

Meet Two Davis Bottom Families – Part One From Investigating a Shotgun House, Part One: Geography Davis Bottom is different from Lexington’s other urban, working-class neighborhoods. That is because throughout its long history, black people and white people...
What Is a Shotgun?

What Is a Shotgun?

What Is a Shotgun? by Janie-Rice Brother From Investigating a Shotgun House, Introduction In cities, land developers usually subdivide a  property in order to fit as many lots on it as possible. This maximizes the amount of money the land developers can make. Narrow...
August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

The August 2017 newsletter can be found here   Search for: Recent Blog Posts January 2019 Newsletter February 11, 2019 Project Archaeology Curricula and Community Collaboration February 11, 2019 Investigating Painted Bluff Rock Art February 11, 2019 Investigating the...