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The Battle of Matewan: a Window into History

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 am

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The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum unveils an updated exhibit detailing the 1920 Battle of Matewan, centered on a window within the museum which gives visitors a modern sight line to the site of the battle. The exhibit features newly acquired historic photos and an audio narrative read by actor Chris Cooper, who played union organizer Frank Kenehan in the 1987 film Matewan.


May 18
10:00 am - 12:00 am


West Virginia Mine Wars Museum
401 Mate Street
Matewan, WV 25678-0157 United States
(412) 482-8871
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