Near Hyden in Leslie County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Hurricane Creek Mine Disaster
Erected 2011 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2359.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 7.685′ N, 83° 20.871′ W. Marker is near Hyden, Kentucky, in Leslie County. Marker is on Wendover-Hurricane Creek Road 1.4 miles south of Kentucky Highway 80, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to the Hurricane Creek Miner Memorial. 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. Hurricane Creek Miner Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sgt. Willie Sandlin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Leslie County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Finley Mine Disaster Memorial Leslie County (approx. 2.8 miles away); Redbud Capital of the World (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mothers and Babies (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mary Breckinridge (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyden.
Also see . . . Hurricane Creek Mine Disaster - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 27, 2015.)
Categories. • Disasters • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.