Carolyn Davidson Hicks

"My Family, A Journey Through Time"

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September 7th, 2009

News: Hyden Grade School Burns

Hyden Grade School Burns Thousandsticks News Thursday, March 1, 1934 The Grade School building here in Hyden was burned to the ground Tuesday evening, just after school was dismissed. It is not known as to how the building caught fire, the first that was known the flames and smoke were shooting out of the top of the building. The damages …Continue reading →

Mary Breckinridge Hospital where I was born

To tell the history of this facility we must start where it began. In June of 1928 the original Hyden Hospital was dedicated. The months prior were filled with adventure and exasperation as builders from far away came to do their part in the construction of the Hospital. The Hospital sits high atop the Thousandsticks Mountain overlooking the quaint little …Continue reading →


Hyden Ky

Hyden is a city in Leslie County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 204 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Leslie County. It is located at the junction of US 421 and Kentucky Route 80, along the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River. The area was first settled around 1817 by the John Sizemore family of …Continue reading →


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