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Camp Nelson is first national monument in KY

By Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader

Camp Nelson became the first national monument in Kentucky Saturday, as descendents of the black families who sought freedom at the Civil War supply depot and training ground looked on.

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke joined U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and Jessamine County Judge Executive David West to officially designate the site as a national monument, the first signed by President Donald Trump.

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