As we approach the July 4th celebration of our nation's independence, we thought we'd share some information about the Revolutionary Soldier whose name became attached to our county and our city! Silas Harlan was born in in 1753 in the Virginia Colony near what is now Beckley, West Virginia. Read more about Frontiersman, Soldier, Eponym
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Are you looking for ways to give your kids a memorable summer in Harlan County? We've collected a list of ways you can fun for free all summer long!-Hit the Beach! Load up the sand toys, sunscreen, and snacks for a day at Martins Fork Lake. Get the kids in the water or build sand castles on the Read more about Free Fun in Harlan County
Listen to concerts! Enjoy the carnival! Buy local products! Eat poisonous plants? The first weekend in June brings thousands of visitors to Downtown Harlan to celebrate an unusual event: the return of poke sallet to the mountains! Poke sallet is recognized by its broad green leaf, magenta stalk, Read more about Concerts! Carnivals! Poisonous Plants?
🚨🚨The Great Harlan County Scavenger Hunt is here!🚨🚨 How well do you know Harlan County? We challenge you to find the location described in the clues and take a selfie at each location. Each photo you submit enters you into a drawing for a $250 grand prize! Some riddles will earn you 2 chances or Read more about The Great Harlan County Scavenger Hunt
Hello, May! Here are ten great reasons to visit Downtown Harlan this May...-Bloom at the Harlan County Public Library!: On May 2, 2022 at 5 p.m., the adult programmer at the library will lead a class on decoupaging terra cotta pots. All materials are provided for you. Call ahead to reserve your Read more about Hello Harlan’s 10 Reasons to Visit Downtown Harlan List for May 2022
Harlan County is a place where people are proud to be from. No matter the time of year, people are excited for a celebration. If you’re looking for something to celebrate, come to any of these events in Harlan! We would also be remiss if we didn’t mention that this not a comprehensive list of events Read more about There’s Always Something to Celebrate in Harlan County!
If you’re looking for thrills and adventure, Harlan is the place for you! We have compiled a list of ten experiences that you can’t miss while visiting Harlan County. Print this off and check the activities off as you complete them! Black Mountain Thunder Zipline: Experience the thrill of a Read more about 10 Experiences You Can’t Miss in Harlan County
Whether you go to your grandma’s on Sunday or go out, Sunday dinner is an icon for most in Harlan County. When you don’t feel like cooking or your grandma is out of town, take a trip to one of these ten places to have Sunday dinner in Harlan, Kentucky! 1.) The Dinner Bucket - The Dinner Bucket Read more about 8 Places to Have Sunday Dinner
Are you tired of running the same routes over and over again? Or are you new to running and don’t really know where to run? We have compiled a list of the best running routes in Harlan County for new and experienced runners! BEST LOCATIONS FOR A RUN IN DOWNTOWN HARLAN: Five mile run: Read more about 10 Best Running Routes in Harlan
Harlan County has a rich history. This history has made the county into what it is today. Because of this, we have compiled a list of 25 historic places to visit in Harlan County! 1. Benham Historic District This district is composed of ten buildings and a park in Benham. These houses were Read more about 25 Historic Stops In Harlan County