Beattyville, KY is the birthplace of the Kentucky River and the Three Forks Region was booming in the logging industry from 1890-1930s. Here is a video about an important tool that loggers used as they rafted logs from Beattyville toward Frankfort and on to the Ohio River. Learn more about the waterways and river trails that Lee County has to offer. Follow this link to view the pool 14 river map and where the boat ramps are located. Contact the local outfitter to reserve your kayak/canoe trip this summer.
Geneva Duncil, board member of the Three Forks Historical Center, showcases a artifact in the museum that is special to her: $100 in burnt money which was recovered in downtown Beattyville after the 1977 runaway gas truck explosion.
Here area few links to photos, articles, and the transportation documents of the accident.
Welcome to the blog page of the Three Forks Historical Center in Beattyville, KY.
Museum Board Members
Want to get involved? Ask the board members how you can volunteer to help the museum.
Edna G. Crabtree
Everett Lee Marshall