The Cumberland May 24th 2011 Today is my first day in eastern Kentucky.
Most of this part of the state sits on the Cumberland Plateau.
Rivers have carved into this plateau for many centuries, creating small valleys locally known as hollows (pronounced ‘hollers’, go figure).
The region is known for several things.
For starters, it’s rather pretty.
Most of the hollows are very picturesque.
The ... read more
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