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Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park

McHargue's Mill
Location Laurel County, Kentucky, USA
Nearest city London, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°04′59″N 84°02′30″W / 37.08306°N 84.04167°W / 37.08306; -84.04167Coordinates: 37°04′59″N 84°02′30″W / 37.08306°N 84.04167°W / 37.08306; -84.04167
Area 896 acres (363 ha)
Established December 7, 1931
Governing body Kentucky Department of Parks
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Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park is a park located just south of London, Kentucky in Laurel County. The park encompasses 896 acres (3.63 km2), and includes a section of the Wilderness Road that early settlers used to reach Kentucky. The park is named for Levi Jackson, an early Kentucky pioneer.[1]

The Mountain Life Museum is a restored pioneer village that includes seven buildings with tools and household items. The museum is open seasonally.

McHargue’s Mill is a reproduction working watermill with authentic interior works, built on the banks of the Little Laurel River. Outside the mill is a large display of millstones. The mill is open seasonally and admission is free.

References

  1. ^ Kleber, John E., ed (1992). "Parks, State". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Associate editors: Thomas D. Clark, Lowell H. Harrison, and James C. Klotter. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0813117720. 

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