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McCoy Cemetery

 
 
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By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
1. McCoy Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Among the graves in the McCoy Cemetery are those of Randolph McCoy's three sons - Tolbert, Pharmer, and Randolph Jr. - all killed by the Hatfields. Also buried here are Alifair and Calvin McCoy, who were killed by the Hatfields when cabin was burned. Cemetery is part of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud Historic District.
Presented by Pikeville-Pike County Tourism.
 
Erected 2001 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2067.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 34.817′ N, 82° 10.793′ W. Marker is in McCarr, Kentucky, in Pike County. Marker is on Toler Road (Kentucky Route 319) 0.1 miles west of Kentucky Route 1056, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Next to McCarr Post Office and in front of log cabin for Hog Trial site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6884 State Hwy 319, Mc Carr KY 41544, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hog Trial Site (a few steps from this marker); Hog Trial/Election Fight (a few steps from this marker); Site of Killing of Asa Harmon McCoy
McCoy Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
2. McCoy Cemetery Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Randolph McCoy House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Pawpaw Tree Incident (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mingo County / State of Kentucky (approx. 3 miles away in West Virginia); Matewan and the Railroad (approx. 3 miles away in West Virginia); Matewan Area History (approx. 3 miles away in West Virginia). Click for a list of all markers in McCarr.
 
Also see . . .  Hatfield McCoy Driving Tour. If you wish to learn more about the Hatfield and McCoy Feud or the many other tales drawn from our rich past, make sure to stop by the Big Sandy Heritage Center off of Hambley Blvd. Curator Everett Johnson and his staff are well versed in Appalachian history, and would be glad to share with you artifacts that tell the story of how our ancestors settled in and tamed the wilds of Eastern Kentucky. Click here to visit the Big Sandy Heritage Center's website.There is so much to show you, so make sure you plan your trip today! (Submitted on February 9, 2012, by Jay Shepherd of Pikeville, Kentucky.) 
 
Additional keywords. Feud, Hatfield
McCoy Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
3. McCoy Cemetery Marker
McCoy Cemetery marker is in the background, the actual cemetery is located behind the Post Office up a small road to the left.
and McCoys

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
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