Special Notice

Due to precautions involved COVID-19, the cabin at Butcher Holler is currently not open to visitors. The cabin can be photographed from the road, and the Webb’s General Store (old coal camp store owned by the family) is open for visitors.  

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.

Attraction Spotlight

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: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Hours may change without notice due to weather. Contact the tour operators at: (606) 789-3397. 

Attraction Spotlight

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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