On This Day
in West Virginia History...

Sid Hatfield

On January 26, 1921, the trial of police chief Sid Hatfield for his role in the Matewan Massacre began in Williamson.

Learn more:
Sources on the Matewan Massacre
Matewan Massacre
Three Days Battle of the Tug
Sid Hatfield's Murder Trial

January 26: Danny Heater

On This Day in West Virginia History: January

West Virginia Archives and History