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

McCoy House

 
 
McCoy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2008
1. McCoy House Marker
Inscription. After Hatfields burned the McCoy home, January 1, 1888, Randolph and Sarah McCoy never returned to Blackberry Creek. Governors of Ky. and West Va. urged Hatfields and McCoys to move away from each other. McCoys purchased house near river bank on East Main St., and Randolph operated a ferry across the Big Sandy River.
Presented by Pikeville-Pike County Tourism
 
Erected 2004 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2145.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 28.925′ N, 82° 30.939′ W. Marker is in Pikeville, Kentucky, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of Scott Avenue and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Scott Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 Main Street, Pikeville KY 41501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Feudists on Trial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pikeville Collegiate Institute (approx. half a mile away); Struggle for the Big Sandy Valley
McCoy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2008
2. McCoy House Marker
Taken looking east toward bridge where McCoy operated the ferry.
(approx. 11.2 miles away); The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 11.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 11.2 miles away); Daniel Boone's First Steps in Kentucky (approx. 15.1 miles away); Elkhorn City’s Railroads (approx. 15.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pikeville.
 
Additional keywords. Feud, Hatfield and McCoys
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,147 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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