Terror of The Tug

by: Jean Battlo

Photo contributed by: Alan Johnston

McArts Amphitheater is located at Mt. View High School midway between Kimball and Welch on US Rt. 52, approximately 25 miles from the Bluefield exit (exit 1) on I-77.

John and Maria Cox of Princeton, WV, perform as Sid and Jessie Hatfield in their 8th Season in 2007, the 86th anniversary of the McDowell Murders. The photo was taken at the Matewan Development Center during the filming of “Smilin’Sid”, June, 2000


2005 Cast for "Terror of the Tug" - Photo contributed by: Alvin Cline

Reenactment Photos from June 30, 2005


Suggested Reading: Pictorial History of McDowell County by: Jean Battlo


Click here to see photos of The History Channel filming the cast from "Terror of the Tug" as part of an upcoming documentary

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