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Cherokee's role in Kentucky being commemorated in historical marker to be dedicated this month
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 4:01 AM EDT
The Cherokee's role in Kentucky will be commemorated in a historical marker being dedicated this month in Stanford.
Grammy winner Rita Coolidge will be the featured speaker at the dedication. She is a Lafayette, Tenn., native, born to a Cherokee father and half-Cherokee, half-Scottish mother. She is also a recipient of the Native American Music Award's Lifetime Achievement Award.
The marker will be dedicated at 11 a.m. EDT Oct. 19 at the Lincoln County Courthouse.