Skip to Content

<

Trail of Tears #10

A cache by HMGT Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/21/2014
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Related Web Page

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

**STAGE INFO IS MISSING - NO LONGER A MULTI-CACHE**

**PLEASE SIGN LOGBOOK AT POSTED COORDINATES**




Jim Vance (1830 – 1888)

James Vance was found dead today. Initial reports are that he was killed in a battle with a posse from Kentucky headed by Frank Phillips.

Phillips crossed into West Virginia illegally in search of individuals responsible for murdering two of Randolph McCoy’s children. McCoy has been embroiled in a long running feud with members of the Hatfield family which Vance is a part of.

Vance is the uncle to Devil Anse Hatfield who is said to be the leader of the Hatfield clan. Initial reports are that Vance was wounded and tried to surrender but Phillips killed him instead of arresting him.

Vance is survived by his wife Mary and children James, Elizabeth and Amy.

He will be buried in Thacker hollow near the family home.


~ Obituary written by Bill Richardson



For more information about the Hatfield McCoy GeoTrail and how you can get your very own trackable geocoin, visit our website by clicking on the banner below.








Additional Hints (No hints available.)



 

Find...

47 Logged Visits

Found it 43     Didn't find it 1     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Enable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 2 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.