Wayland Historical Society: Wayland Community


Wayland Historical Society: Wayland Community


Wayland Historical Society

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Wayland about 1914
This city was a booming coal town before World War II, is centered at the junction of KY 7 and 1086 and the confluences of Steele and the Right Fork of Beaver Creeks, 14 mi south of Prestonsburg. In 1913, on land acquired from Dan Martin, the Elk…

This bird's eye view of Wayland made in 1939 from atop a hill behind the high school shows the turntable at the bottom middle, the company store, the fountain, the hotel, and the hospital. Just above the hospital is the ball park later to become…
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