Dante Coal Mining and Railroad Museum

Dante Coal Mining and Railroad Museum
Dante Coal Mining and Railroad Museum
Address
30 Streight Hollow Road
Dante, VA 24237
Region Heart Of Appalachia
Locality Russell
Date(s)/Time:
(9:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Phone: (276) 495-8103
Phone2: (276) 495-1042
Email lora12@suddenlink.net

The Dante Coal mining and Railroad Museum invites visiters to enjoy exhibits of coal and railroad memorabilla, donated by the residents and former residents of Dante and the surrounding commumnity. This building is now the home of the DANTE HISTORY PROJECT display, which traveled around Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky for two years in the late 1990's. School groups are particularly welcome to visit the Museum so that students can meet miners and railroad workers and learn about life and work in the company coal town. Plans for the future include a simulated mine entrance which will be built in the old Bank Vault. Directions to the museum are coming from St. Paul on route 63 to Dante turne left on 608 go .5 of a mile, coming from Clintwood on route 63 to Dante turn right on 627 go .6 to the museum.




Last Updated: 11/27/2012 3:02 PM
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