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Hyden in Leslie County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Finley Mine Disaster Memorial

 
 
Finley Mine Disaster Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
1. Finley Mine Disaster Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of Leslie County miners killed in Finley Coal Company mine disaster December 30, 1970 at Hyden, Kentucky

This memorial donated by Justice and Lakes Monument Company McKee, Kentucky

Lonnie Collins Holt Couch Howard Couch Lonzo Coach Denver Young Alfred Gibson Rufus Jones Jim Jones Walter Bentley
 
Location. 37° 9.746′ N, 83° 22.434′ W. Marker is in Hyden, Kentucky, in Leslie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (Highway 80) and Dryhill Road (State Highway 257), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located near the front entrance of the Leslie County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Hyden KY 41749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sgt. Willie Sandlin (here, next to this marker); Leslie County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Redbud Capital of the World (here, next to this marker); Leslie County (a few steps from this marker); Mothers and Babies (a few steps from this marker); Mary Breckinridge
Markers and Memorials<br>Near Entrance of Leslie County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
2. Markers and Memorials
Near Entrance of Leslie County Courthouse
Finley Mine Disaster Memorial is located in center background
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hurricane Creek Miner Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hurricane Creek Mine Disaster (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyden.
 
Also see . . .  Hurricane Creek Mine Disaster - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 15, 2015.)
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Markers and Monuments<br>Near Entrance of Leslie County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
3. Markers and Monuments
Near Entrance of Leslie County Courthouse
View Towards Intersection<br>of Main Street and Dryhill Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
4. View Towards Intersection
of Main Street and Dryhill Road
Leslie County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
5. Leslie County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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