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
Township:
County: Knox
State: Kentucky
Nation:
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
Use:
Bordering: Commercial
Change: Larger
Reason:
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).

Support

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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