Shepherd University and Coal Country Tours presents:

The West Virginia Mine War Tour‚Äč

July 28-29, 2018


Bus departs Charleston, WV both days

$199 per person 

includes transportation by clean, modern coach,

all admissions & tours



Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

Whipple Company Store

McDowell County Courthouse at Welch

Walking tour or Matewan, WV

West Virginia Mine War Museum

Blair Mountain Battlefield

McDowell County Courthouse


Teachers taking the Professional Development Course on the West Virginia Mine Wars through Shepherd University get priority for reservations. Remaining 

seats are available to teachers not participating in the course and to the general public.

The course will be available online or in person and will "meet" every Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 June 19 through July 24. For information on the class click here or contact Karen Rice at krice@shepherd.edu




Be sure to watch the American Experience documentary The Mine Wars featuring yours truly, your host and guide for the West Virginia Mine War Tour. To stream The Mine Wars free through PBS click Here.

                                          Photo courtesy of American Experience

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