Near Sarah Ann in Logan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Location. 37° 42.225′ N, 81° 59.458′ W. Marker is near Sarah Ann, West Virginia, in Logan County. Marker is on Jerry West Highway (West Virginia Route 44), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. In front of the bridge leading to the Hatfield Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12560 Jerry West Highway, Sarah Ann WV 25644, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffalo Creek Disaster (approx. 7½ miles away); Logan (approx. 9.8 miles away); Matewan Area History (approx. 11.2 miles away); Matewan and the Railroad (approx. 11.2 miles away); Mingo County / State of Kentucky Pawpaw Tree Incident (approx. 11.2 miles away in Kentucky); Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive (approx. 13.1 miles away); Chesapeake and Ohio Kanawha (approx. 13.1 miles away).
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Also see . . . Life Magazine Visits the Hatfields and McCoys. Copy of 1944 article with photographs. “Devil Anse’s oldest son, Jonse, brought Randall McCoy’s pretty daughter Rosanna home from an Election Day picnic. His father wouldn’t allow a marriage, but they lived together anyway. After that, it was open war. The McCoys caught Ellison Hatfield, Anse’s brother and stabbed him fatally. Anse retaliated by tying three young McCoys to bushes beside the river and murdering them the moment he heard that Ellison was dead. One day Captain Hatfield and his clan rode boldly up to Randall McCoy’s house in Kentucky, killed his 15-year-old daughter Allifair McCoy and burned the house down. A reward was offered for him, (Submitted on November 24, 2012.)
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