History & Culture

There is a wealth of history to be discovered in Pike County, Kentucky. Pike County is one of America’s most historic places, being the homeplace of the world’s most famous feud, the Hatfields and the McCoys. Pike County also features historic locales such as Stone, KY, where Henry Ford operated a coal mining empire, as well as Shelby & Elkhorn City, KY, which is rich in railroad history.

Big Sandy Heritage Museum

Big Sandy Heritage Museum

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 wilds of Appalachia. View artifacts from our history that both...
Hatfields and McCoys Feud Tour

Hatfields and McCoys Feud Tour

Thousands of people from all around the world have visited Pike County, Kentucky to immerse themselves into some of America’s richest historical locales. Pike County is home to most of the significant H...
Historic Dils Cemetery

Historic Dils Cemetery

While by its nature a somber place to visit, the Dils Cemetery is a must see destination for lovers of history, especially for historians who study Hatfield and McCoy or African American history. The...
Pauley Bridge

Pauley Bridge

The beautiful Pauley Bridge is a pedestrian bridge that provides a serene view of the Big Sandy River, and is a popular spot for visitors to get a photo or take a short stroll. Pauley Bridge was built...
Rustic Roots on Second

Rustic Roots on Second

Rustic Roots on Second is a wonderland of Appalachian artistry. Want something truly unique and hand-crafted from our community? This is the place to shop! Rustic Roots on Second serves as a retail outlet...
Snivley Chapel

Snivley Chapel

Commune with history at Pike County's Snivley Chapel. Pike County Kentucky has a long and rich history that spans into the very foundation of American culture. Visitors from all around the globe trek to...
Stone Heritage Museum

Stone Heritage Museum

The Sidney-Stone area of Pike County, Kentucky is full of rich history and natural beauty. There is no better place to learn of America's Industrial age than Stone Kentucky, which features the Stone Heritage...
Tour Butcher Holler: Loretta Lynn's Home Place

Tour Butcher Holler: Loretta Lynn's Home Place

The roots of many of Country Music’s biggest stars can be found all along Country Music Highway US 23. But tucked into the hills of Eastern Kentucky is Country Music’s hallowed ground, Butcher Holler, the...
Veteran's Hall of Honor and Heritage Hall

Veteran's Hall of Honor and Heritage Hall

Located in the historic Pike County Courthouse, the Veteran's Hall of Honor exhibit was designed to honor local veterans who have served in various conflicts throughout history. The brain child of Judge...

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