Soldier and flag

Red River Museum

The Clay City Red River Museum is in a fine old bank building, and has a great collection of mill stones, machinery, tools, and other things. I encourage everyone to become a supporting member for $15/yr. This money helps support their activities.

Red River Museum

MCHC Health Fair

The Leatherwood-Blackey Clinic will host a health fair May 20. The BOL will join them, as we did last year. They will have several stations discussing health issues. Paul will have his coffin and discuss the consequences of neglecting your health.

Health Fair

Pioneer Village-the good

At the April Knott County Fiscal Court meeting, we proposed to move the structures in good condition to the battlefield in order to preserve them.

Pioneer Village Cabin Barn

Pioneer Village-the bad

Some buildings have been neglected too long.

Pioneer Village CabinBarn

Rack Cards are Coming!

Our 2016 rack cards are on order, and we will begin distributing them shortly.

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Blacksmith Shop Concrete

April 27, we poured concrete slabs on under the wings of the blacksmith shop. This will provide a stable foundation for more forges, and a storage area. Thanks to Home Lumber Concrete for their generous donation of concrete, and to the Perry County Fiscal Court for rebar.

Education Day

Blacksmith Shop Concrete

Here's pictures of the guys working on it. We also poured a ramp for the swinging bridge.

Concrete

Spinning Wheel

We recently acquired an old-time spinning wheel. It is of a type patented about 1802, powered by hand, used while standing, for spinning wool. Now, we have to find some sheep for the wool.

Spinning Wheel

Blacksmiths Meet at General Store

The Southeastern Kentucky Blacksmiths Association will meet at the General Store Tuesday, May 17, 6 pm. Bring a covered dish for a potluck dinner.

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Board Meeting

Our next business meeting will be on May 15, 2016 at 3 pm at the General Store.

General Store

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