One of a Kind

Dr. Phipps Family MuseumClintwood, Dickenson County

Dr. Phipps Family Museum portrays Dr. Rufus Phipps a prominent doctor in Dickenson County who operated the Dickenson County Hospital from the 1920’s to his death in 1951. Dr. Phipps made house calls to many patients throughout the county. His wife Toni, two daughters, Carol and Jean Lui lived in the home where the museum […]
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Harry W. Meador Coal MuseumBig Stone Gap, Wise County

Museum features exhibits and objects collected by the late Harry Meador Jr., an executive with a local coal company. Museum property once served as the study of John Fox Jr, author of “Trail of the Lonesome Pine”.The founder of the museum, Harry W. Meador, was an advocate of the coal mining industry. During his career, […]
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A.P. Carter MuseumHiltons, Scott County

Born Alvin Pleasant Carter, A.P. Carter was born to love music. A skilled violinist, fiddler to homefolk, he, his wife Sara, brother Ezra and sister-in-law Maybelle formed the Carter Family band. Carter Family grew famous with hits like “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” and “Keep On the Sunny Side.” A.P. spent much of his time […]
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