Hagerstown Community College, Shepherd University, and Coal Country Tours present:

The West Virginia Coal Heritage and Mine Wars Tour


July 28-29, 2018

$549 per person, double occupancy, $599 per person, single

$100 deposit reserves your seat


Coach departs Valley Mall, Hagerstown, MD  Out-of-state or area participants

may join the tour at the Tamarack Cultural Center, Beckley, WV

The tour includes transportation by clean, modern coach, lodging at Twin Falls Resort

State Park Lodge, breakfast daily, two lunches, all admission, tours, & guides 



A visit to the Tamarack Cultural Center, Beckley, WV

A visit to the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

Watch a re-enactment of the May, 1920 Battle of Matewan 

Take a walking tour of Matewan, WV & visit the West Virginia Mine War Museum

Buskirk Cemetery, final resting place of Sid Hatfield, Ed Chambers, & Cabell Testerman

A visit to the Blair Mountain Battlefield

A visit to the McDowell County Courthouse at Welch

A visit to the World War I Black Soldiers Memorial, Kimball, WV

Take a walking tour and visit the mansions of Bramwell, WV, "The Home of Millionaires"



Click here for a detailed itinerary



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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