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Region Eastern Kentucky

Hindman, Kentucky, was named in honor of James P. Hindman, Lieutenant Governor when the town was founded in 1884. Hindman is the birthplace of Carl D. Perkins, the Knott County Congressman known for working to better the lives of Appalachian residents. It is also home to the Hindman Settlement School, an educational institution with the mission of promoting knowledge of Appalachian heritage as well as educating their students in academic matters. Hindman is an area full of Appalachian culture and history.




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