Author: Why Charleston

Historic Matewan

Matewan, WV 304-426-4239 www.matewan.com Matewan was the site of the “Battle of Matewan”, a significant labor dispute caused by coal company executives who were trying to evict union
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Fenton Glass

Williamstown, just off I-77N near Parkersburg (304) 375-7772 or (800) 319-7793 www.fentongiftshop.com Fenton is the largest manufacturer of handmade colored glass in the country. Visit the Fenton Glass
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Coal Heritage Trail

304-256-6941 www.coalheritage.org A national scenic byway that travels through Wyoming Fayette Raleigh McDowell and Mercer counties. The coal heritage trail is one of only 22 designated national heritage
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