Laurel Branch Cemetery

Laurel Branch Cemetery in Wise Virginia Written by Joanna Adams Sergent   A beautiful spot on the mountain that over looks Addington, Rocky Fork, and parts of Stephens.   Laurel Branch Cemetery in Wise, Virginia is a place to re-discover the past.   There is a beautiful chapel that sits quietly at the edge of the […]

Mc Roberts Coal Memorial Wall

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 […]

Mc Roberts War Memorial

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 […]

Jenkins World War II Wall

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 […]

Hemphill Memorial

Hemphill Coal Mine Memorial Written by Joanna Adams Sergent There is a very quiet place in Letcher County in the Community of Hemphill, Kentucky.   The Monument is a remembrance of all the Letcher County Men who died in the coal mines.  A very moving monument to two coal mining disasters in Letcher County that happened […]