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Wendover, Kentucky
Wendover, Kentucky

Wendover is in Leslie county about two miles south of Hyden. It was founded in 1925 by Mary Breckinridge as her home and the headquarters of the Frontier Nursing Service. It is located on the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River about two miles south of Hyden. Mary Breckinridge's aunt is said to have coined the name. The Wendover post office opened in 1926.


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