Hyden in Leslie County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Finley Mine Disaster Memorial
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 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 •
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 232 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.