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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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
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. Touch for map. On the campus of Pikeville College. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Pikeville Collegiate Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail (approx. ¼ mile away); McCoy House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Struggle for the Big Sandy Valley (approx.
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.
11.1 miles away); The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 11.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 11.1 miles away); Daniel Boone's First Steps in Kentucky (approx. 15.2 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
 
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. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,785 times since then and 73 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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