06/10/16: Muhammad Ali’s final resting place will be among Confederates, Col. Sanders

As the body of Muhammad Ali journeys through Louisville on Friday — from the funeral home through the West End, past Ali’s boyhood home to Cave Hill Cemetery — it will travel along Interstate 264, known as the Watterson Expressway and named after Henry Watterson, editor of the Louisville Journal for half a century. Watterson, also a revered Confederate soldier, is buried at Cave Hill, too. And he is among the city’s famous dead, many steeped in Civil War history, who make for uniquely unusual company for Ali, an icon known for transcending racial and cultural barriers.

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