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Pikeville in Pike County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail

 
 
Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2008
1. Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail Marker
Inscription. Courthouse erected 1888-89 by McDonald Bros.; later renovated 1932-33. Here was scene of Hatfield clan trials for murders of Tolbert, Randolph, Jr., Pharmer, Alifair, and Calvin McCoy. The defendants lodged in adjacent jail; found guilty and sentenced to life in prison except Ellison Mounts, hanged February 18, 1890. Courthouse and jail part of Hatfield-McCoy Feud Historic Dist.
 
Erected 1990 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1866.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 28.758′ N, 82° 31.036′ W. Marker is in Pikeville, Kentucky, in Pike County. Marker is on Division Street east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. In front of the Pike County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Pikeville KY 41501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McCoy House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Feudists on Trial (approx. ¼ mile away); Pikeville Collegiate Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Struggle for the Big Sandy Valley
Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail Marker in front of Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2008
2. Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail Marker in front of Courthouse
(approx. 11.3 miles away); The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 11.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 11.3 miles away); Daniel Boone's First Steps in Kentucky (approx. 15 miles away); Elkhorn City’s Railroads (approx. 15 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pikeville.
 
Additional keywords. Hatfield-McCoy, Feud
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,151 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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