Matewan Historic District

Matewan Historic District

Matewan Historic District was the scene of the Battle of Matewan on May 19, 1920, during a coal miners' strike. It led to the Battle of Blair Mountain, the largest insurrection ever associated with the labor movement in the United States.

It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1997.

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