February 19, 2018 09:05 AM
Updated February 20, 2018 09:10 AM
Six years after it had to leave the crumbling old Fayette County Courthouse, the Lexington History Museum may finally be close to getting a new home.
A city-sponsored feasibility report says it would cost about $770,000 to put the museum in the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center’s third floor, which was left unfinished when the rest of the complex of old Main Street buildings was renovated in 2002. Museum installations and fixtures would cost another $200,000.
Foster Ockerman Jr., a Lexington lawyer who has been the museum’s president for two years, has developed a good plan that could be done with a combination of city and private funding, said Sally Hamilton, the city’s chief administrative officer.
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