About The Porterdale History Tour

We started this tour to preserve the history and culture of "The Oldest Intact Mill Village in the South East" and the only city named Porterdale in the world!

The sign you see when you reach Historical Porterdale from Covington.

Kevin and Shante Ragin



Kevin is a United States Marine who studied field communications during his time in the service. Kevin is an historian who enjoys teaching and speaking about historical periods and times.

Shant’e is a Communications & Cultural Studies major who enjoys interviewing locals in historic areas to discover the cultural histories that are normally not written but are only passed on via word of mouth.

The Ragins love sharing the History and Culture they discover on their tours.