Our story begins with the original settlers of Kona. Eastern Kentucky was closed to many settlers before 1800.
One of worst mine disasters in American History took place at the Scotia Mine in Letcher County, Kentucky.
The Restless Solider Here at Kentucky Tennessee Living, we strive to keep this site nonpolitical in nature. All historic events posted that changed the lives of future generations in Letcher County. And have helped to give miners a voice in their working and living conditions. As well as we remember those who fought on both […]
Eastern Kentucky tourism has always been a huge part of our heart here at Kentucky Tennessee Living. We love promoting tours, hiking trails, lakes, museums, and Festivals. There is unmatched beauty of the Appalachian Mountains and we are very proud to be from this area.
In 1842, the residents of the area petitioned the Kentucky State Legislature and Governor Robert P. Letcher. This is Letcher County’s story.
Letcher County has several hauntings. One of the most disturbing is the case of Floyd Frazier.
In 1842, The residents petitioned the Kentucky State Legislature. The residents longed for a county of their own with a county seat and a courthouse.
Ellen Flanary is Letcher County’s most famous haunted tale. Behind every ghost is a story.
Cut off from the rest of the industrial world. There was no industry, no homes, no community, just a wooded area. There was a rush to complete a contract.
The million-dollar Tipple would have cost more than $18.82 million dollars in today’s currency. A giant would soon rise from the valley floor and tower over the Dunham Community of Jenkins.