Whitesburg KY

21 Letcher men lost their lives in the ‘Big War’

“Keep this Eagle,” urged the headline buried — most likely because it was the only place where room was still available — at the bottom of the front page of the November 21, 1918 edition of The Mountain Eagle. Although the coming of two major railroads six years before had already opened much of Letcher County to the outside world, […]

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