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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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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 […]

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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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Medal of Honor Recipient

Medal of Honor Recipient Remembered in Jenkins Written by Joanna Adams Sergent Jenkins has a very special sign downtown to honor one of its heroes.   Lt. Darwin K. Kyle was a Congressional Medal of Honor winner who fought in the Korean War.    His monument reads as follows:   Lt. Darwin K. Kyle The Congressional Medal […]

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