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January 1909: Kentucky and Tennessee

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780813136448
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780813141404 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0005
January 1909: Kentucky and Tennessee

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Stopping at schools and colleges along the way, the Campbells heard stories of the family and community feuds in Kentucky, the most famous of which was the Hatfield-McCoy war which was fought across the Tug River and two states. Oneida Institute was built and founded by a member of one of the feuding families, uniting the opposing sides in a common cause.

Keywords: Kentucky family feuds; Kentucky coal towns; Oneida Institute; Clay County; Kentucky

Chapter.  11887 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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