History Stories
CATEGORY: West Virginia
The Battle of Blair Mountain
August 25, 2016

In late August 1921, union miners and coal company supporters clashed near Blair Mountain, West Virginia, in what has been called the largest armed uprising since the Civil War. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About West Virginia
June 20, 2013

On the 150th anniversary of West Virginia’s admission to the Union, learn eight surprising facts about America’s 35th state. Read More

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Hatfields and McCoys
May 29, 2012

Check out seven facts about the legendary 19th-century feud between the Hatfield and McCoy families. Read More