UKSign African Cemetery No. 2
Lexington, Kentucky

African Cemetery No. 2 is located on east Seventh Street. The cemetery is approximately eight acres in size and contains over 5,000 graves and approximately 1,200 markers. There have been no burials since 1974. The cemetery and its care is under the direction of African Cemetery No. 2, Inc., a non-profit board.

A Brief History
Grave Registry
Reference Material
Current Efforts
A Walking Tour
How to Help
Future Plans

Current Events: Preliminary results Eagle and his owner Sandra Anderson, an internationally known human reamins search team with Canine Solutions International, visited African Cemetery No. 2 on April 5-7, 2002. Read about the exciting results of their visit.

April 18, 2002 - Preliminary result's of Eagle's visit (Canine Solutions International)
June 4, 2001 - Memorial Day 2001 photos.
December 1, 2000 - Reference material on Isaac Murphy's funeral in 1896 and reburial in 1967.
November 30, 2000 - Added Satellite photo from 1984.
November 21, 2000 - Added aerial photos from 1966 and 1990.

These pages are in their infancy. Please direct any comments, suggestions, or sources of material (such as maps, photos, family histories, documents related to the cemetery, etc.) to