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Paintsville in Johnson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

John C.C. Mayo


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By Jasmine Watson
1. John C.C. Mayo
Inscription. Mayo promoted railroads and helped organize banks to assist rail and coal companies. Having gained extensive wealth, he established many religious, educational and financial institutions to help the mountain people. He built his home on this corner, 1904-11, and Mayo Memorial Methodist Church. Mayo State Vocational School had its beginning with the Mayo College.
Erected 1978 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1632.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 48.958′ N, 82° 48.449′ W. Marker is in Paintsville, Kentucky, in Johnson County. Marker is at the intersection of Third Street (U.S. 40) and Court Street on Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paintsville KY 41240, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel May / Samuel May House (approx. 9.3 miles away); The May Farm (approx. 9.3 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Burns House / A Brief History of the Garfield Place (approx. 10.2 miles away); County Named, 1799 (approx. 10.4 miles away); Greenville R. Davidson (approx. 10.4 miles away); Floyd County Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.4 miles away); John Graham (approx. 10.4 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2017, by Jasmine Watson of Paintsville, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 60 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 1, 2017, by Jasmine Watson of Paintsville, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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