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Christmas at the Cabin

Melissa Clements, Savannah McKnight, Tyler McKnight, and Mary Ann Clements toured guests through the McPeake Cabin at Parkers Crossroads for an 1862 Christmas.
Photo By: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook – 

A cedar tree was decked with strings of popcorn, paper ornaments, and dried fruit. A pantry nearby had home-made breads and cakes. Crossing the dog-trot into the next room, logs burned merrily in the fireplace- it was Christmas 1862 at the McPeake Cabin, on Tour Stop 7 of the Parkers Crossroads Battlefield. Mary Ann Clement was dressed in period attire, and was joined by…

For the complete story, see the November 15th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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