Steve Lindsey, portraying Gov. John LaRue Helm, admires the newly placed markers at the Helm Cemetery on Saturday morning. The markers give a brief history of the family and are mounted outside the stone walls of the cemetery behind Helmwood Veterinary Clinic on North Dixie Avenue.
Sons of the Confederacy-Ben Hardin Helm Camp member John R. Clark pauses for a moment between the graves of Gov. John Helm, left, and Gen Ben Helm before the dedication of the Helm family markers Saturday morning. Gen. Helm was died from wounds suffered in battle during the Civil War and buried in Atlanta. Years later the family had the body brought back to Kentucky and placed in the family cemetery.