World War I Heroes

In celebration of Military Appreciation Month, I thought it would be nice to recognize the Hindman Settlement School’s history of service members and highlight the sacrifices made during the early years of the 20th century. The first photo pulled from the archives depicts three young men, who volunteered to fight for the freedom of this …

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Celebrating Women’s Day: Founding Mothers

In celebration of International Women’s Month, the Hindman Settlement School would like to honor the women of Southeast Kentucky that have changed Appalachia through their service. Hindman Settlement School, unlike many organizations in the early 1900s, was founded by two women: Katherine Pettit and May Stone. These two individuals worked in tandem, creating the first …

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