Paint Creek Audio Driving Tour

PCSTA members building a roadside kioskThe Paint Creek Audio Driving Tour brings the history of Paint Creek, WV, to life through audio stories told by the people who live along its banks. Visitors can download a the app for iPhone or Android device, or request a CD to experience the Audio Driving Tour firsthand. Once downloaded, the app does not require cell reception.

The Paint Creek Scenic Trail is a scenic byway designed to encourage the understanding and enjoyment of Paint Creek’s natural, historic, and cultural heritage.  The Trail begins at the Tamarack cultural center and extends 44 miles north to Pratt. It is a beautiful, relaxing alternative to travel along the WV Turnpike (I-77/64) and can be accessed via the following exits: 44, 45, 54, 60, 66, 74.

The Paint Creek Audio History Project is made possible through generous support by The National Coal Heritage Area, the Fayette County Commission, and the West Virginia Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations do not necessarily represent those of the West Virginia Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities. 
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Organizational Sponsor: Paint Creek Scenic Trails Association, meeting every third Tuesday of the month at The Corner Gas and Grill in Pax, WV


Project Director, Producer, and Editor: Catherine Moore

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Asst. Producer/Editor, Photographer: Jessie Wright Mendoza


Music: Sam Gleaves, Elaine Purkey, and Blair Pathways

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Historian Advisors: Dale Payne, Dr. David Corbin, Dr. Paul Rakes

Additional Photography: Dale Payne, Dianne Anestis, Kirk Sullens, Doug Wood