Lynch in Harlan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1987 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1803.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 57.909′ N, 82° 54.951′ W. Marker is in Lynch, Kentucky, in Harlan County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 6 and S. Reservoir Street, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 6. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Lynch City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Lynch KY 40855, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lynch Colored High School - West Main High School (approx. one mile away); To Honor the Black Coal Miners (approx. one mile away); Joseph Alexander Matthews Highest Point in Kentucky (approx. 3.7 miles away); Scotia Mine Disaster (approx. 7˝ miles away); Appalachia (approx. 8˝ miles away in Virginia); Big Stone Gap (approx. 10.2 miles away in Virginia); Carl Martin (approx. 10.3 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynch.
Also see . . . The Town & People 1917-1926. From the website of Portal 31: Kentucky’s First Exhibition Coal Mine. (Submitted on August 23, 2016.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.