Back View of House
This photo shows the back facade of the May House, viewed from the opposite side of Old U.S. Highway 23, which runs behind the house. The house is located in North Prestonsburg, a block south of Prestonsburg Community College. The May Cemetery is located on the ridge just east of the house. Buried in the cemetery are William James May, his brother Samuel, Beverly Clark May, Leonidas Polk May, Johnny Powers May, Elijah Brown May, and other members of the May family. The cemetery also contains the graves of John Preston Martin, James Lackey, and Morgan Lackey. A Prestonsburg lawyer, Martin served in the U. S. Congress during the antebellum period. He led the fight against the Know-Nothings.

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