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Huntertown Community History

Fred Jackson

Fred D. Jackson (1921-2007)

A native of Huntertown who grew up "on the first lane,” Fred Jackson broke a color barrier in Kentucky by becoming the first African American to be elected constable in the state.

Huntertown Historical Marker Dedication

Historical Background

Huntertown was an African-American hamlet or “freetown” in Woodford County settled after the Civil War.

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