The Big Sandy Heritage Center is housed in the historic railroad station in downtown Pikeville. Here you will find dozens of exhibits that portray the rich history and culture of Eastern Kentucky.
The Big Sandy Heritage Center showcases the people, places, and events that have made our region so unique. In our main exhibit hall, you will be able to view a 1860’s era log home as well as photos and documents from early pioneers. In our Civil War room you will find various artifacts from the Civil War as well as others representing our region’s contributions in conflicts through the Vietnam War. In our Railroad Room we have displayed many pictures and other memorabilia from the early railroading era that played such a critical role in the development of Eastern Kentucky during the first half of the 1900’s.
You can get a sneak preview of our exhibits by viewing the Gallery section of our Web site. There we have placed several photos that display but a few of our many pieces of Eastern Kentucky history.
100th Anniversary Railroad Display – June 3, 2005. Click Here for more information.