Established 1963 by 4-H Clubs of McCreary County, the first such center in the U.S. developed by 4-H Clubs. The original log cabin built in this site in a 200-acre land grant to John Abbott, 1842. Abbott and Indian wife, Oocella, lived in cabin . . . — — Map (db m120111) HM
Marker front: Born in Pine Knot, Ky. on Nov. 23, 1881. Enlisted in U.S. Army, 1901. In 1907, Cpl. Ward was assigned by the Signal Officer to take charge of "all matters pertaining to military ballooning, air machines, and all kindred . . . — — Map (db m30427) HM
Over one hundred years ago, in 1902, Justus S. Stearns of Ludington, Michigan bought 30,000 acres of virgin timberland in Southern Kentucky. When coal was discovered soon afterwards, the Stearns Coal & Lumber Company was in business. The company . . . — — Map (db m233171) HM
Burial site of daughter of Chief Doublehead. Legend is that as a young girl she accompanied her father at signing of Treaty of Sycamore Shoals, 1775, transferring Cherokees' land between Ohio and Cumberland rivers to Transylvania Society. As'Quaw . . . — — Map (db m73737) HM
In 1989 a surface-mining company in Tennessee unearthed this stump buried 30 feet underground. The two-ton stump measures 15 feet in circumference and almost 6 feet in diameter. Geologists from the University of Kentucky indicate this is not a . . . — — Map (db m233172) HM
First Kentucky Oil Well In 1818, Marcus Huling and Andrew Zimmerman were drilling salt wells along South Fort of Cumberland River. On land leased from Martin Beaty they struck oil. Attempts to market it downriver were not successful, so . . . — — Map (db m73739) HM
Taken from parts of Pulaski, Wayne, and Whitley counties, it was last formed of Kentucky's 120 counties.
Named for James B. McCreary, 1838-1918. Lawyer, Col., 11th Ky. Cavalry, CSA. State legislature, 1869-75. Twice governor of Kentucky, . . . — — Map (db m73738) HM