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

Feudists on Trial

 
 
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By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
1. Feudists on Trial Marker
Inscription.  Hanging site of Ellison Mounts, Feb. 18, 1890. Seven other Hatfield supporters indicted for murder of Alifair McCoy were sentenced to life in prison. By the time of his trial, Mounts had confessed. He was also found guilty, but the jury recommended the death penalty. Pike County sheriff carried out sentence. This was one of the last episodes in Hatfield-McCoy feud.
 
Erected 1992 by Kentucky Historical Society – Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1913.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the The Hatfield-McCoy Feud series lists.
 
Location. 37° 28.769′ N, 82° 31.303′ W. Marker is in Pikeville, Kentucky, in Pike County. Marker is on Kentucky Avenue, on the left when traveling north. On the campus of Pikeville College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pikeville KY 41501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pikeville College (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Effie Waller Smith
Feudists on Trial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
2. Feudists on Trial Marker
Taken looking south on Kentucky Avenue.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Educator, Soldier, Congressman, President (approx. ¼ mile away); James A. Garfield (approx. ¼ mile away); Garfield at Piketon (approx. ¼ mile away); Pikeville Collegiate Institute (approx. ¼ mile away); To the Memory of the Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. ¼ mile away); Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pikeville.
 
Additional keywords. Feud, Hatfield and McCoys
 
Feudists on Trial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
3. Feudists on Trial Marker
Taken looking north on Kentucky Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,956 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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