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Hatfield-McCoy Mountains Tourists Region

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Aaron Turner

on 9 September 2016

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Hatfield-McCoy Mountains Tourists Region
These sheer mountains hold amazing true stories of Native Americans, coal miners, and feuding families heritage. Along with truly challenging terrain for outdoor fun.
Popularity
The Hatfield-McCoy Feud is the most famous feud in American history. It occurred in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky. Dozens of books and movies have been made about this world famous conflict. The sites of many key events are accessible for visitors and there are brochures, maps, an audio driving tour and locally produced films available to enhance the visitor’s experience.
Sources
1. Book(pages 67-68)
2. gotowv.com
6 Regional Favorites
Upcoming Events
(9/10/16) : Freshwater Folk Festival
(9/18/16) : Culturefest
The counties that make up this region
1.Logan
2.Boone
3.Mingo
4.Lincoln
5.Wayne

This region takes its name from the infamous Hatfield and McCoy feud
Origin
King of The Hatfield and McCoy Mountains Tourists Region
Coal! In 1772, coal was discovered in West Virginia in this region. Since then it has been labeled as the king .
1. Hatfield-McCoy Trails
2. Chief Logan State Park
3. Coal River Walhonde Water Trail
4. Water Ways Park
5. Hatfield-McCoy Geo Trail
6. Twisted Gun Golf Course
Facts
This system of trails has brought life to the economy in the counties where it has its presence. When complete, the Trails could cover over two thousand miles.
Murders, feuds and ghost stories seem to be added in the fabric of Logan County history.

The Hatfield-McCoy feud is possibly the most well-known feud in American history with recent documentaries and books still being written about the event. With all violent feuds, it unfortunately may seem, comes bloodshed. The Hatfield-McCoy battle of the clans is proof enough.


Death
What I would like to see in this region?
I would love to visit the cemetary, and ride on the trails. I would also like to vist the Ramsdell house located in Ceredo, in Wayne county. The scenery would be another great thing to see.
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