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Fields and Garnett Historical Marker in Shelbyville Please click on the following articles for more information: Lynching in Shelbyville, Community Remembrance Project, The Historical Marker Database Community Members Unveil Three Historical Markers, in Shelbyville, Kentucky, Equal Justice Initiative (April 19, 2021) Jimbo Fields and Clarence Garnett were African American

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Documented by Cameron Smith Lewis or “Lon” Beard was born in March of 1887 to Curtis and Lillie Beard. He was the second oldest son of seven siblings and was born and raised in the predominantly white community of Elk Creek, Kentucky. Lewis’s immediate family was

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