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Address: 91 Madison Ave, Whitesburg, KY 41858
Phone Number: 606-633-0108
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Definitely a place to visit Whitesburg, KY!

As part of the class I am taking this Summer, I got to visit Appalshop, an organization that promotes economic development and innovation in the Appalachian region through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kenny Louissain... N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of the class I am taking this Summer, I got to visit Appalshop, an organization that promotes economic development and innovation in the Appalachian region through entrepreneurship. When I got there with my classmates, Herb E. Smith from the video documentary production department, Jeremy McQueen from MountainTech Media and Ben Fink from the Creative Placemaking Project department welcomed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the privilege of visiting Appalshop with a college group. We were on the last leg of our trip through Appalachia; we had started in eastern Kentucky, wound through West Virginia, stayed a night in southwestern Virginia, and drove through Whitesburg on our way home to Berea. Our pal, Jeremy McQueen of MountainTech Media, showed us around the place;... More 

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Thank Aaron C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Appalshop with Entrepreneurship for the Public Good and we had the pleasure of meeting, talking, and taking a tour of the establishment with Herbie Smith, Jeremy McQueen, and Ben Tink. This place is awesome and it is amazing what they are doing in Whitesburg, Kentucky. They are changing the Appalachian region from a place to a destination and... More 

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Thank Alberto C
Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Appalshop with my summer institute and our professor. We had the tour of the building and had a conversation with Herbie Smith who has been working there since the first years of Appalshop. We were also privileged to hear the creative place maker, Ben Fink, talk about the ways Appalshop is developing Whitesburg and bringing innovation to... More 

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Thank Aidana A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I had the pleasure visiting and touring Appalshop. The place is a cultural hub that showed all the great things Appalachia has to offer, its art, music, and history. Appalshop is the place to go for those who want to learn about Appalachia.

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Thank Ben N
Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

My class and I had a tour of the building as well as a meeting with the creative place maker to see everything that Appalshop is doing for Whitesburg. I love this shop, the town, and I hope to see it prosper more in the future! Definitely check it out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Appalashop amazed me with its dedication to the Appalachian region. My group of 20 was able to have a tour with Herbie Smith and Jeremy McQueen from Mountain Tech Media, and Ben Fink. They informed us about the daily operations of Appalashop and Appalashop's legacy. It was amazing to see an organization still working within the Appalachian region since the... More 

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Thank Nikki H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you're passionate about the region of Appalachia this is the place to be. It's a great place to start discovering regional artists from all over and meet amazing people, dedicated to bringing economic development in Appalachia. Everyone loves it, and Herb E., one of the oldest employees of Appalshop was nice enough to give us a tour of the... More 

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Thank Andreea T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I visited Appalshop a few days ago and I was thoroughly impressed by the work that they have been doing in the Appalachian region for 47 years.

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Thank Tilda D
Whitesburg, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Most interesting business in the county. Appealshp showcases the regions cultural arts including music, stories, films, quilts and other priceless heirlooms. They have a radio station that volunteer dj's run. They support local talent and offers classes in banjo, guitar and other instruments. A must visit establishment in Letcher County.

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