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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Flag Rock Recreation Area

The Flag Rock Recreation Area“Norton’s Mountain Masterpiece”Written by Joanna Adams Sergent The first week of June 2016 I went to see the Flag Rock Recreation Area  in Norton, Virginia with my mother, Katie Adams.  It is located on Stony Mountain near Norton, Virginia.   At an elevation of  1,000 feet above the City’s elevation of 2,350 […]

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High Knob Observatory

High Knob Observatory, Norton, Virginia Written by Joanna Adams Sergent   The first week of June 2016 I went to see the High Knob Observatory in Norton, Virginia with my mother, Katie Adams.   Located on the peak of Stone Mountain, at  an elevation of 4,223 feet.  The steep winding road was originally a wagon road […]

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