See the place where the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” was born, Loretta Lynn’s Butcher Hollow

Tour the cabin that Loretta Lynn and her famous sister Crystal Gayle grew up in. Stand on the porch where they sang songs and honed their skills before becoming some of Country Music’s greatest stars. Inside the cabin you will find authentic Loretta Lynn memorabilia, her mother’s original washboard, porch swing, bed and more.

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From humble beginnings to Country Music stardom.

Tucked into the hills of Eastern Kentucky is Country Music’s hallowed ground, Butcher Holler, the home place of Loretta Lynn. Come and see Loretta Lynn’s humble beginnings, the place that shaped her into the Coal Miner’s Daughter and the sensation that captured America’s heart. A tour of Loretta Lynn’s Butcher Holler is just a short drive North of Pikeville, Kentucky.

Tours are $5/person. No reservation is required. Tour Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., every day. Hours may change without notice due to weather.

Tours are only available during the warm months of the year. Tours end in late November and resume in April. Contact the tour operators at: (606) 789-3397.

Loretta Lynn's Butcher Holler Splash

MoonPie, RC Cola, and Coal Mining Heritage at Webb’s General Store.

After your tour of the cabin, you will visit Webb’s General Store, formerly an old coal mining camp store. Purchase MoonPies, RC Cola, sandwiches, keepsakes such as autograph photos, t-shirts and other collectables. Learn about coal scrip, and take a peek into the life of the Appalachian coal miner of yesteryear. Pike County Tourism CVB can help you make your tour of Butcher Holler a special one.

Find Butcher Hollow

1917 Millers Crk,
Van Lear, KY 41265
Phone: (606) 789-3397
Tourism Director: Tony Tackett

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Butcher Hollow Gallery

Memories from Butcher Hollow in Van Lear, Kentucky.