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Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site

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Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site

Barbourville, Kentucky

Kentucky's 1st house built by a white man in the year 1750
Kentucky's 1st house built by a white man in the year 1750
  • Kentucky's 1st house built by a white man in the year 1750
About

This 1842 historic site houses the belongings of five generations of oDr. Thomas Walker led the first expedition through Cumberland Gap in 1750 and built a cabin near the Cumberland River.  A replica stands in the park.

Features
  • - Golf
  • - KY Handcrafters Shop
  • - Lake Acres: 0
  • - Open Year-round
  • - Park Acres: 12
  • - Pets Accepted
  • - Picnic Area
  • - Playgrounds
  • - State Historic Site
  • - State Recreational Park
  • - Trails (Miles): 0
  • - Wheelchair Access
Directions
5 Miles SW of Barbourville on KY 459
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4929 Ky 459
Barbourville, KY 40906

Region: Daniel Boone Country
Phone: 606-546-4400
Alt Phone: 606-546-4400
Fax: 606-546-4400
Website: parks.ky.gov
Email: thomaswalker@ky.gov

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