Pike County Tourism CVB is in the process of planning the construction of a Randolph McCoy Monument. The monument is in the very early stages of development, and ideas for what it will depict are still being sorted through. Continue reading The Randolph McCoy Monument Project
Come and see the sites of the legendary Hatfield-McCoy Feud, located in beautiful Pike County, Kentucky. Each site features a marker telling tragic stories from the feud, serving as a reminder of past mistakes and the price of a grudge. When it comes to fun, recreation and scenic locales, Pike County rivals the finest vacation destinations anywhere. The landscape is surrounded by towering mountains with lush foliage and vegetation that provide spectacular views throughout the year. Enjoy a day out on the water, or an evening at the Artists Collaborative Theatre. Plan your Pike County getaway today, “Where Beauty Abides & Hospitality Flows!”
The Big Sandy Heritage Museum will be hosting it’s grand opening, September 25, 2015 from 12-noon until 2:00 p.m. There is a wealth of history to be discovered at the Big Sandy Heritage Museum. Come and see the tools utilized by our ancestors to tame the Appalachian wilderness. Meet Randolph McCoy and “Devil Anse” Hatfield (or at least their mannequins) and learn of the trouble between their two families that enthralls America to this day. See items from the Civil War era and hear the stories that shaped our country.
The annual Tri-State Gospel Sing will be held during Labor Day weekend at Breaks Interstate Park. The event will run Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7 at the park amphitheater.
Scheduled to perform on Saturday are Primitive Quartet, The McNeills, The Parsons, Tammy Jones Robinette, Willis Canada, Gospel Grass Trio, Keen Mountain Brothers, Salvation Rain, Kevin Wilson Band, The Jackson Family, New Harvest Brothers, Eddie Street, Masters Harmony, New Again, Change of Heart, Steppin’ Out on Faith, and Ronnie Spriggs.
On Sunday, performers scheduled are The McNeills, Kevin Wilson Band, Salvation Rain, The Principles, Ronnie Spriggs, Mountain Grace, Change of Heart, East Ridge Boys, The Parsons, Gospel Grass Trio, Mike Upright, Willis Canada, Steppin’ Out on Faith, Masters Harmony, Strings of Hope, The Jackson Family, and the Keen Mountain Brothers.
Singers planned for Monday are The Jackson Family, Salvation Rain, The Parsons, Gospel Grass Trio, Eddie Street, Willis Canada, Steppin’ Out on Faith, Ronnie Spriggs, and The Case Family.
Morning devotions will begin each day at 9 am. The event will run from 9 am to 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday, and 9 am to 4 pm on Monday.
Breaks Interstate Park is located on the Kentucky – Virginia border and is accessed State Route 80. Commissioned by the U.S. Congress in 1954, it encompasses more than 4,600 acres and is one of only two interstate parks in the United States. For more information about the park, please visit www.BreaksPark.com.