On January 26,1929, there was a major mine explosion at the Number 5 Mine of the Kingston-Pocahontas Coal Company in Fayette County, West Virginia. The
Jan 26, 1961 was the first day of the trial against Sid Hatfield and 22 other defendants for the murder of Albert Felts, detective. In
As a boy, John McCausland came to live with his relatives in Henderson (West) Virginia, just outside of Point Pleasant. That happened in 1843 when
I read this morning that some of Devil Anse Hatfield’s sons (back in the day) owned businesses in the Fayette County, West Virginia area. That
On September 6, 1875, Jesse James’ 28th birthday, he and three other members of the James-Young Gang robbed the Huntington Bank in Huntington, West Virginia making off with cash estimated between $10,000-$20,000.
I came across this article, by the late Rev Shirley Donnelly which covers Fayette County’s Famous Saloons. I had a good chuckle while reading and