Hatfield and McCoy Feud: Roseanna McCoy

With History Channel’s upcoming Hatfields & McCoys miniseries, we at Pike County Tourism CVB thought it would be a great idea to introduce some of the feud’s most interesting character’s in a series of articles titled “Faces of the Feud.” If you would like to learn more about the Hatfield and McCoy feud, as well as other great stories from appalachian culture, visit the Big Sandy Heritage Museum, located in the heart of Hatfield and McCoy feud country, Pikeville Kentucky. This article focuses on the forbidden love of Roseanna McCoy and Johnse Hatfield. Continue reading “Hatfield and McCoy Feud: Roseanna McCoy”

Blood Song: The Story of the Hatfields and the McCoys

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The Hatfield and McCoy feud has captured the interest of America since the History Channel debuted its’ miniseries last year. Thousands have visited the historic feud sites of Pike County, Kentucky, and the “Devil Anse” statue of Sarah Ann West Virginia, in search of feud lore and perhaps an answer to why all the seemingly senseless violence occurred. This summer, the Hatfield & McCoy Arts Council hopes to sate visitor’s curiosity by producing a historically accurate outdoor theater production of the Feud, titled “Blood Song: The Story of the Hatfields and the McCoys.” Continue reading “Blood Song: The Story of the Hatfields and the McCoys”