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Festival celebrates 28th year




Heritage Village was photographed early Friday, before the large crowds had gathered, from the basket of a fire truck boom operated by Asst. Fire Chief Perry Fowler. (Eagle photo)

Heritage Village was photographed early Friday, before the large crowds had gathered, from the basket of a fire truck boom operated by Asst. Fire Chief Perry Fowler. (Eagle photo)

The 28th edition of the Letcher County Mountain Heritage Festival ended Saturday night after a day of events including the annual Mountain Heritage Parade down Main Street and musicians performing at Heritage Village.






Miss Mountain Heritage Esther Brooke Fleming of Shelby Gap in Pike County was among the parade participants. (Eagle photo)

Miss Mountain Heritage Esther Brooke Fleming of Shelby Gap in Pike County was among the parade participants. (Eagle photo)

DANCERS DANCED — Among those performing during Saturday’s parade were the girls who make up the Cowan Elementary School dance team including (not in order) Hayley Collins, Hailey Stamper, Mckinzie Hall, and Ally Hobson. (Photo by Ryan Adams)

DANCERS DANCED — Among those performing during Saturday’s parade were the girls who make up the Cowan Elementary School dance team including (not in order) Hayley Collins, Hailey Stamper, Mckinzie Hall, and Ally Hobson. (Photo by Ryan Adams)

FUN AT THE CARNIVAL — Three-year-old Brooklynn Lucas was all smiles as she drove a car Friday night at the carnival presented by the Mountain Heritage Festival. She is the daughter of Brian and Nikkia Lucas of Isom.

FUN AT THE CARNIVAL — Three-year-old Brooklynn Lucas was all smiles as she drove a car Friday night at the carnival presented by the Mountain Heritage Festival. She is the daughter of Brian and Nikkia Lucas of Isom.

ON PARADE — Pictured above is a parade float entered by the Letcher County 4-H Club. Below, eight-year-old Kinsley Adams was among a group of children leading the parade with a sign bearing the theme of the 2010 Heritage Festival, a take on old sayings familiar to mountaineers.

ON PARADE — Pictured above is a parade float entered by the Letcher County 4-H Club. Below, eight-year-old Kinsley Adams was among a group of children leading the parade with a sign bearing the theme of the 2010 Heritage Festival, a take on old sayings familiar to mountaineers.

 

 

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