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Straight Creek Cemetery or Liberty Cemetery is located on Kentucky State Highway 221. From Pineville, Kentucky take Kentucky State Highway 66 east towards Harlan, Kentucky for 1.7 miles until you reach Straight Creek, Kentucky. At Straight Creek, Kentucky take the right hand side of the fork which turns into Kentucky State Highway 221. Take Kentucky State Highway 221 east for .8 miles and turn right onto the paved road just before getting to the old red brick school building on the right side of the road. If you see the old red brick school building then you have gone too far and you will need to turn around and take the first paved road on the left hand side of the road past the old red brick school building. Once on the narrow paved road off Kentucky State Highway 221, then you will take the first left hand turn and go behind the school house. You will see a church on the left hand side of the road. Go past the church and around the right hand bend in the road. The cemetery will be next to the road on the right hand side.
Straight Creek Cemetery or Liberty Cemetery is a medium sized cemetery. Portions of the new section of the cemetery towards the front and closest to the street are fairly well maintained, however, the old section of the cemetery up the hill does not appear to be maintained at all. It is in horrible condition. Many headstones are in serious disrepair, and there are numerous unmarked and sunken graves. Be prepared to walk through thick brush during the summer months and beware of poisonous snakes and spiders.