August 4th I went with my parents down to Matewan, WV, Mingo County to celebrate my birthday and visit a new Mine Wars Museum. This used to be a big coal mining town. A movie was made called Matewan (1987) about this area, the mine wars, and a shoot out between miners and guards. This area is also where the Hatfield & McCoy feud took place. There is a huge network of ATV trails called the Hatfield & McCoy Trails, so see a lot of ATV riders in town. Four bullets holes in the wall above my shoulder from the shootout. Original Main Street where the shootout took place. Main Street now looking West Main Street now looking East Behind this building is where the shootout took place. Train Depot museum Floodwall around town with murals. Tug Fork. Kentucky is on the other side of the river. Coal mining mural in town.