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Pikeville To Get $15K To Restore York House

The city of Pikeville is getting $15,000 to go toward the restoration of an historic house.

According to the Appalachian News-Express, during a recent event the director of the Kentucky Heritage Council gave the city a ceremonial check to restore the York House.

The building dates back to the late 19th century and has ties to some of the most prominent families in the city's history, as well as the Hatfield and McCoy feud.

Pikeville City Manager Donovan Blackburn said it has not yet been determined how much it will cost to restore the home, but the city's main focus is stabilization.

He said the immediate intent is to stop the rot and get the roof stabilized.

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