Pawpaw Tree Incident

Pawpaw Tree Incident (HMY6Z)

Location: McCarr, KY 41544 Pike County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 37.098', W 82° 9.933'

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This episode is result of August 1882 election-day fight. Tolbert, a son of Randolph McCoy, exchanged heated words with Ellison Hatfield, which started a fight. Tolbert, Pharmer and Randolph McCoy Jr. stabbed Ellison to death. Later the three brothers were captured by Hatfield clan, tied to pawpaw trees, and shot in retaliation.
Presented by Pikeville-Pike County Tourism.
HM NumberHMY6Z
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2047
Year Placed2000
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 397137 N 4164104
Decimal Degrees37.61830000, -82.16555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 37.098', W 82° 9.933'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 37' 5.88" N, 82° 9' 55.98" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10645 State Hwy 1056, McCarr KY 41544, US
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