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

Site of Randolph McCoy House

 
 
Site of Randolph McCoy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
1. Site of Randolph McCoy House Marker
Inscription.  House was located on Blackberry Fork of Pond Creek. It burned Jan. 1, 1888, during a Hatfield raid. Two of Randolph's children, Alifair and Calvin, were killed in attack; their mother Sally was badly injured. Randolph and other children escaped. Site is part of Hatfield-McCoy Feud Historic Dist.

Presented by Pikeville-Pike County Tourism.
 
Erected 2001 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2062.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the The Hatfield-McCoy Feud series lists.
 
Location. 37° 36.196′ N, 82° 12.85′ W. Marker is near Hardy, Kentucky, in Pike County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 319 0.2 miles east of Compton Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hardy KY 41531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baby’s Grave Site (approx. 1.9 miles away);
Site of Randolph McCoy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
2. Site of Randolph McCoy House Marker
Looking east on KY Route 319
Sally McCoy / Grave of Sally McCoy (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Baby’s Grave Site (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hog Trial / Election Fight (approx. 2˝ miles away); Hog Trial Site (approx. 2˝ miles away); McCoy Cemetery (approx. 2˝ miles away); Matewan Massacre (approx. 2.8 miles away in West Virginia); Matewan and the Railroad (approx. 2.9 miles away in West Virginia).
 
Additional keywords. Feuds, Hatfield and McCoys
 
Site of Randolph McCoy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
3. Site of Randolph McCoy House Marker
Looking west on KY Route 319.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 3,736 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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