Land of the Hatfields and McCoys
It was a fight over land -- and family honor. Revisit the places where the Hatfields and McCoys fought to the bloody end on both sides of the Tug River Valley, between West Virginia and Kentucky.Filed under:
Tug River Valley
The Tug River separated the Hatfields from the McCoys, as well as West Virginia from Kentucky. Hatfield (of West Virginia) built one of the most successful timber businesses in the valley. McCoy (of Kentucky) was not as lucky. Animosities grew in 1872 when Devil Anse Hatfield won 5,000 acres of land in court that had previously belonged to Randall McCoy’s cousin. McCoy was furious.
Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.
We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.
You May Also Like
Find the best places to enjoy beer, bourbon and beef on your next mancation.
Andrew learns how to prepare a unique cacciatore dish in West Virginia.
The tales told at these destinations will make you scream.
Ghost Adventures investigate Moundsville Penitentiary, where the ...
While Steve uncovers the tragic history of a family home in ...
View pictures of Andrew Zimmern's trip to West Virginia, including ...
Go behind the scenes as the women of G.A.L.S. Paranormal compete ...
More Travel Inspirations
Buckle up and take a tour of the most thrilling amusement parks in America.
Try Food.com's quick and easy apps for a stress free turkey day.
Plan Your Menu with easy, how-to videos from Bobby, Sunny and more.