Harlan County Gets A Boost For Tourism

More than $2.5 million is expected to boost tourism in Harlan County.Congressman Hal Rogers and Governor Matt Bevin announced the Abandoned Mine Lands Pilot Grant Thursday at the Benham Schoolhouse Inn.”It’s one of the biggest funding days I recall in the history of the county, $2.55 million to further what we’re doing in tourism and economic development,” said Harlan County Judge Executive Dan Mosley.The money will be used to restore and enhance the Portal 31 Exhibition Mine and create a scenic overlook and parking area on Black Mountain.

Source: MG News

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