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Sid Hatfield and Ed Chambers Shot in Welch: August 1, 1921

On August 1, 1921, Matewan police chief Sid Hatfield and his friend Ed Chambers were gunned down by Baldwin-Felt Detectives in front of the McDowell…

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Do You Know Where the Word "Redneck" Comes From? Mine Wars Museum Opens, Revives Lost Labor History

Do You Know Where the Word "Redneck" Comes From?

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Will Heritage Help Turn Matewan Around?

As part of the West Virginia Focus Magazine project called Turn This Town Around, experts with the West Virginia Community Development HUB are helping…

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