JOHN HENRY HISTORICAL PARK

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The John Henry Historical Park is the vision of the Hilldale-Talcott Ruritan Club. It is located at the site of John Henry's epic battle with the steam drill, and is open year round. The Park celebrates the legend of John Henry and offers informational kiosks, walking trails, a picnic shelter, and stage.  

In 2003 the Summers County Commission purchased the property for the park. In 2017 the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony took place. 

Originally know as the Big Bend Tunnel, the Great Bend Tunnel stands as a reminder of railroad history and the legend of John Henry.

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ROUTE 3/12, TALCOTT, WEST VIRGINIA 24981

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