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By Fiona Young-Brown

regardless of its illustrious beginnings because the "Athens of the west," Lexington has constantly had a darker aspect lurking simply underneath its sleek sheen. It did not take lengthy for the 1st highbrow hub west of the Alleghenies to fast morph right into a urban with a similar scandalous dispositions as neighboring Louisville and Cincinnati. full of stories of notorious duels, dishonest congressmen, and lots more and plenty extra, depraved Lexington deals the 1st assortment the city's rowdy and ruckus historical past. From Belle Brezing's notorious brothel of the past due 1800s, frequented by way of a few of the city's so much fashionable businessmen, and as soon as pardoned by way of the governor, to ancient activities scandals of the 1900s, neighborhood writer Fiona Young-Brown tracks Lexington's penchant for misdeeds from founding to trendy times.

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