Tye Cemetery
Heidrick, Knox County, Kentucky

Date: August 22, 2001

Cemetery: Tye
Cemetery: Walker
Established: late 1800's
Street: on RTE. 11( before the framing shop)
Type: Road-public
City: Heidrick
County: Knox
State: Kentucky
Zip: 40906
Nearby: US 25 and Rt.11 is the nearest intersection
Location: Rural-woods
Land: Hillside
Watersource: No
Features: lots of trees and sticks overgrown
Sign: No
Land Type: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Status: Inactive
Size: Small
Gravestones: 25
Oldest: older stones--difficult to read or unmarked 1900
Newest: 1997
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Buried: No
Removed: No
Weather problems: Yes
Pollution problems: No
Association: Unsure
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Records location:
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Vandalized: No
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Damaging
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Drainage: Seasonal problem
Problem: Disintegrating Headstones
Restoration: The current status of this cemetery is:
Owner: Cemetery
Bordering: Commercial
Change: Larger
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Contacted: No one.

Other Information

This was the homestead of a family. There is an abandoned dog house and shed adjacent to the cemetery. There is an overgrown road up the steep hill to the property. Not approachable by a regular vehicle. TONS of mosquitoes (seasonal, of course).


Alex Tye Lyttle 210 Second St. Barbourville, KY.40906 family member Knox County Historical Museum P.O. Box 1446 Barbourville, KY. 40906

Submitted by:

name: Rosanne Cleveland
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