Public meeting at the First Southern National Bank community room, on the square in Lancaster.
was an open meeting of citizens and public officials, about the chances that
government might develop a new state park on Herrington Lake, in Garrard
County. Like so many other small farming communities in the state,
Lancaster and Garrard County are in danger of drying up economically.
Almost everybody at the standing-room-only meeting agreed that a new
state park could enliven commerce in the
I don't know what the community room building was in its past life, but it sure has the look of a drygoods store. The buggies in the storefront windows are museum pieces, of a type.
Lancaster is pronounced "Lank'-aster", not "Lan'-kaster". The town is about 30 miles south of Lexington on US 27 in Central Kentucky.
|Posted May 23, 2005.|