The Whitesburg Memorial Hospital 1953 Through the Present
Whitesburg Memorial Hospital was the last of ten hospitals to be built by the Miners Memorial Hospital Association.
The Birth of Kona, Kentucky
Our story begins with the original settlers of Kona. Eastern Kentucky was closed to many settlers before 1800.
Scotia 1976, The Twin Mining Disasters of Letcher Co Ky
One of worst mine disasters in American History took place at the Scotia Mine in Letcher County, Kentucky.
Letcher County Haunted History: Part Three
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 […]
The Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail and the Pine Mountain Wildlife Corridor Project
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.
Establishment of Letcher County
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 Haunted History: Part Two
Letcher County has several hauntings. One of the most disturbing is the case of Floyd Frazier.
The History of the Letcher County Courthouse
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.
Letcher County Haunted History: Part One
Ellen Flanary is Letcher County’s most famous haunted tale. Behind every ghost is a story.
A New Style of Home for a New Industry
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.