Category Archives: Appalachia

Antioch (Burnside) Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. A little piece of heaven in Antioch, Kentucky will literally take your breath away. I can honestly say these pictures don’t do this place justice. It is so … Continue reading

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Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing Lexington, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Recently, I went to Keeneland with my parents and had a blast betting on the horses. Of course I spent too much money, but in the end I … Continue reading

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Lost River Cave Bowling Green, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Recently, I got to visit the Lost River Cave in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It was quite amazing. Although leaning way down in a boat so our backs and … Continue reading

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Posted in Appalachia, Appalachian People, Boating, Bowling Green Kentucky, Bugs, Butterflies, Educational, Fun, Haunting, Jesse James, Kentucky, Kentucky Buildings, Kentucky Scenery, Lost River Cave, Museum, Nature, Photography, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Old Kentucky Barns and More

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. It seems every time I go on a photo shoot I run across a cool looking barn or some old building I just have to take a picture … Continue reading

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Posted in Appalachia, Barns, Educational, Haunting, Kentucky, Kentucky Buildings, Kentucky Scenery, Nature, Old Kentucky Barns, Photography, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Camp Nelson National Cemetery Nicholasville Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Information obtained from the original website and others. More Than a Depot CAMP NELSON WAS AN IMPORTANT UNION quartermaster and commissary depot, recruitment center, and hospital facility located … Continue reading

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Wolf Creek Dam on the Cumberland River near Jamestown Kentucky

There seems to be a lot of information out there on the Wolf Creek Dam Project. One of the articles describes the concern of neighboring towns should the dam break in lieu of a speedy repair. Others talk about the … Continue reading

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Haney’s Appledale Farm Nancy, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Haney’s Appledale Farm is located in a small community in Nancy, Kentucky While visiting the business, it reminded me of my grandparents small grocery store, one in which I … Continue reading

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Soules Chapel Cemetery, Somerset, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Today, I visited the Soules Chapel Cemetery in Somerset, Kentucky. Told by many, this cemetery is haunted. As I walked through the cemetery snapping photographs I felt sad. Afraid, … Continue reading

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Cherokee, North Carolina

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. My husband and I took a trip to Cherokee, North Carolina this summer. It was raining hard that day, but the scenery was so beautiful neither one of us … Continue reading

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Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park London, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. “Kentucky’s Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park, located just south of London, Kentucky, is dedicated to the early pioneer spirit of all the men and women who braved the perils … Continue reading

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. This past weekend my husband and I visited Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. We rented a cabin that seemed to be above the clouds. It was amazing. The mountains rolled on … Continue reading

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Pumphouse Road Somerset, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. These photos were taken on Pumphouse Road in Somerset, Kentucky. I don’t know much about the area, but ran across this spot and thought these photos were nice enough to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Places in Science Hill, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Small wonders are found in the smallest places. Riding through the countryside on our motorcycles my husband and I came across this beautiful yet small piece of beauty.  One … Continue reading

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Bee Rock Campground in Southeastern Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Bee Rock was once a haven for wild honey bees. When the bees became a threat, the locals used dynamite to destroy the bees’ home. Legend has it that … Continue reading

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Ramsey Farm Nicholasville, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. “In 1994, Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey bought Almahurst Farm, outside of Nicholasville, Ky., birthplace of 1918 Kentucky Derby winner Exterminator and Standard bred legend Greyhound, and renamed … Continue reading

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Herrington Marina Lancaster, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Herrington Marina (Idler’s Cove) is located in Lancaster, Kentucky. The lake is 35 miles long with plenty of room for tubing, skiing, fishing and best of all boating! Idler’s … Continue reading

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Jamestown Resort & Marina Jamestown, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. “A world class, 300-acre recreational paradise on the magnificent lake Cumberland, in the heart of Kentucky.” “Lake Cumberland has long held a reputation as the nation’s premiere houseboating destination. Jamestown … Continue reading

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Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, Jamestown, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. “Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery was constructed in 1975. This is one of the most recently constructed hatcheries in the federal hatchery system. This station currently produces approximately 1,000,000 … Continue reading

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Barthell Coal Mining Camp, Barthell, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Barthell Coal Mining Camp is located in Barthell, Kentucky. The camp was in operation from 1902 to 1948. There was a 2 to 4 foot seam of coal that … Continue reading

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Mill Springs National Cemetery Nancy, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Mill Springs National Cemetery is located Nancy, Kentucky “One of the 12 national cemeteries created by Congress, the Mill Springs National Cemetery officially opened in 1867. The cemetery encompasses … Continue reading

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