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The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since 1907.

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 30, 1911 The “coming mountain city” of Jenkins will become “Letcher County’s metropolis,” according to a report in The Mountain Eagle. The report, which details the rapid growth of the town being built by Consolidation Coal Company, says “the power of wealth has set the hills of Improvement Branch and the long-neglected section thereabouts to revolving. Today, the […]

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