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Outreach and involvement by Knox Historical Museum staff in the community

Museum's Valentine honored by Friends of Boone Trace

The Knox Historical Museum's Steve Valentine was honored on Nov. 7, 2018 at the annual meeting of the Friends of Boone Trace held at Berea College.

At the meeting, Valentine received the organization's Keeper of the Year certificate for his involvement in and coordination of a walk on the Boone Trace at Elys Hollow Loop in Knox County this past summer. Valentine provided also provided a bus and worked in partnership with Barbourville Tourism.

Read more: Museum's Valentine honored by Friends of Boone Trace

Kentucky Highway Department installs signs for Big and Little Richland Creeks

The Kentucky Highway Department, at the request of Knox Historical Museum researcher Doug Bargo, has installed signs designating two major watersheds in Knox County, Kentucky.

The two new signs designate the "Little Richland Creek" watershed which crosses beneath US 25E at Heidrick, and the "Big Richland Creek" watershed which crosses beneath US 25E just north of Highway 229 at Bailey Switch.

Read more: Kentucky Highway Department installs signs for Big and Little Richland Creeks

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