Hatfield and McCoy Country

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The Hatfield McCoy Feud

The most famous feud in American history.

Now, for the first time ever, the key Hatfield McCoy Feud sites are open to visitors.

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    The Hatfield McCoy Feud

    The most famous feud in American history.

    Now, for the first time ever, the key Hatfield McCoy Feud sites are open to visitors.More on the Hatfield McCoy Feud...

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    Historic Matewan

    A town at the crossroads of history.

    A town at the crossroads of history. More About Matewan...

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    Mine Wars

    The largest armed conflict in America since the Civil War.

    The largest armed conflict in America since the Civil War.Mine Wars...

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    Railroad Central

    One of the best places for train watching in the world.

    The region features one of the largest train yards in the world and one of the few operational roundhouses in the country. More About Railroading...

Area Events

Aracoma Story:

The legend of Shawnee Princess Aracoma who saved a British scout from death by her father's hand. The play is performed in the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater at the Chief Logan State Park every June-July. (304) 752-0253.

Hatfield-McCoy Reunion Festival

Hatfield-McCoy Reunion Festival celebrates the most famous feud in American history. The festival occurs the 2nd weekend of each June and attracts people come from all over the US. The festival features lots of family friendly things to do including: music, plays, tours of the Hatfield McCoy Feud sites, a tug-of-war across the Tug river by descendants of the feuding families, golf tournament, ATV poker run, great home cooking and lots of other fun – all with a Hatfield McCoy Feud theme. It also coincides with the Hatfield-McCoy Marathon and is centered near several trailheads for the Hatfield-McCoy ATV trails. (304) 235-5240


Hatfield McCoy Marathon

Rated one of the 10 most enjoyable marathon’s in America, The Hatfield-McCoy Marathon is run the 2nd Saturday of each June. This race has something for everyone including a 26.2 marathon, 13.1 half marathon and a kid's fun run. The race coincides with the Hatfield-McCoy Reunion Festival and features lots of family friendly things to do in addition to the race. The race covers a scenic course with a variety of terrain and spans two states (West Virginia and Kentucky). The race attracts runners from all over the US and several foreign countries.

http://www.hatfieldmccoymarathon.com/ http://www.runningtimes.com/rt/articles/?id=6289

The Coalfield Jamboree

Live concerts by some of the biggest names in country, gospel and bluegrass music are performed at this wonderfully renovated theater. For concert and ticket information call (304) 752-2900 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets normally go on sale a month in advance of each show. 308 Main Street, Logan


Magnolia Fair

This county fair features vendors, rides, food, games and nationally known music acts like The Kentucky Headhunters, Marshall Tucker Band, Black Oak Arkansas and more. The first week of August in Matewan, WV. (304) 426-4239

Logan County Arts & Crafts Festival

A variety of locally made arts and crafts on display and for sale. Scheduled for the 2nd weekend in August. (304) 752-1324.


Apple Butter Festival – Chapmanville.

The Chapmanville Apple Butter Festival is a great event for food, fun and family entertainment. One of the central features of the festival is that apple butter and other old time foods are made while you watch. You can see how these foods were made a hundred years ago, get a sample and buy some to take home. (304) 855-4582.

Civil War Reenactment - Rebellion in the Hills.

At the time of the Civil War, Logan County was still part of Virginia and the Union army was seeking a way to trap Confederate troops here. Go back in time to 1863 and experience the boom of the cannon, the pop of muskets, the gallop of Calvary, the clash of swords as the men in blue and men in gray struggle for their cause. Also viewing this fight will be General Robert E. Lee, General Stonewall Jackson, General George S. Patton, President Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary. For information, call (304) 752-2219. Chief Logan State Park. A bi-annual event.


King Coal Festival

A festival celebrating the history and influence of coal mining. This festival occurs the third weekend of September and features music, vendors, food and fun. Located in Williamson WV. (304) 235-524 http://kingcoalfestival.com Christmas in the Park - A sure way to get into the holiday spirit. Beautiful displays of Christmas lights, carols sung by local church and school choirs, and a visit from Santa Claus himself.

Matewan Massacre Reenactment

A live reenactment of the event that set off the largest armed uprising in America since the Civil War. The reenactment is in the historic town of Matewan and takes place on the streets where the actual events happened. The reenactment play is presented annually on the Saturday closest to May 19th - which is the anniversary of the Matewan Massacre. (304) 426-4239

Annual Vaudeville Review Show and Dinner

A fun night of entertainment and great food. (304) 792-7095.

WV Freedom Festival

This festival celebrates patriotism and small town American life. Scheduled the last week of June through first week of July.


Delbarton Opry

Live music every Saturday night by country, bluegrass and gospel bands.