“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Pikeville, Kentucky Historical Markers

Feudists on Trial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Forest McDermott, October 12, 2008
Feudists on Trial Marker
Kentucky (Pike County), Pikeville — 1913 — Feudists on Trial
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 . . . — Map (db m50815) HM
Kentucky (Pike County), Pikeville — 2251 — John Paul Riddle1901-1989
(side 1) Aviation pioneer graduated from Pikeville College Academy in 1920. Flew plane under Pikesville’s Middle Bridge on July 4, 1923. Trained as a pilot in US Army, he & T. Higbee Embry founded the Embry-Riddle Flying School . . . — Map (db m110100) HM
Kentucky (Pike County), Pikeville — 2145 — McCoy House
After Hatfields burned the McCoy home, January 1, 1888, Randolph and Sarah McCoy never returned to Blackberry Creek. Governors of Ky. and West Va. urged Hatfields and McCoys to move away from each other. McCoys purchased house near river bank on . . . — Map (db m50673) HM
Kentucky (Pike County), Pikeville — 1866 — Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail
Courthouse erected 1888-89 by McDonald Bros.; later renovated 1932-33. Here was scene of Hatfield clan trials for murders of Tolbert, Randolph, Jr., Pharmer, Alifair, and Calvin McCoy. The defendants lodged in adjacent jail; found guilty and . . . — Map (db m56342) HM
Kentucky (Pike County), Pikeville — 1533 — Pikeville Collegiate Institute
Established by the Presbyterian Church. Building erected, 1889. The brick was fired on the site, using clay from nearby riverbank. Structure served as school, chapel, and community center for many years. Designated on National Register, 1974; used . . . — Map (db m50816) HM

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