Hidden away in the mountains is a lake that expands 45 acres of water and 950 acres of woodland. The pristine beauty of the lake is not disturbed.
Mc Roberts Remembers The Miners Written by Joanna Adams Sergent Nestled in a small area, Mc Roberts, Kentucky has a Memorial wall that is often overlooked. There is a high wall that was made for the coal mine train tracks to keep the mountain from sliding off. The concrete retaining wall has been transformed into […]
A Place of Honor Written by Joanna Adams Sergent In the Middle of the square in the little town of Mc Roberts, Kentucky stands a place of honor. Beautifully set in a place of quiet repose, there are rose bushes surrounding the monument. World War I, War War II, Korean War, the Vietnam War, the […]
Remembering Those Who Served Written by Joanna Adams Sergent When traveling through the town of Jenkins, Kentucky a beautiful wall stands. On both sides there are the names of all those that served in World War II from the Jenkins, Dunham and Burdine area. Many of the men who served our county with honor and […]
Pound Gap Civil War Memorial by Joanna Adams Sergent Last Summer, while we were visiting back home, David and I went to the top of Pine Mountain on US 23. The Gap is often referred to by the locals as Pound Gap. There is so much history and so many hidden golden nuggets to be […]
The Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site located in Fairview Kentucky commemorates the birthplace of Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederate States of America, The site’s focal point is a 351-foot concrete obelisk the largest concrete obelisk in the United States. Jefferson Davis was born in Christian County, Kentucky, on June 3, 1808. After […]
We would like to thank: The David A Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum and Eileen Williams Sanders… Without your help none of our work on the History of Jenkins would have been possible. And to Debbie Tuggle for letting us use the brochure she designed for the museum. Situated just off US 23 on the KY VA border is […]