David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum

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David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum
Established May 9, 1998
Location 102 Main Street, Jenkins, Kentucky
Type Local History Museum
Website http://www.coaleducation.org/zegeer/

The David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum is local history museum located at 102 Main Street in Jenkins, Kentucky across from the former Jenkins High School. The museum was dedicated on May 9, 1998.[1]

The museum is housed in an authentically restored 1911 train station which it shares with a bank. Included in the museum's collection are photographs of historic and modern coal mining, actual tools and other artifacts used by the railroads and mines, and scrip formerly used in the company stores. All of the exhibits illustrate the history of Jenkins and the Consolidation Coal Company.[2]

The museums hours are Tuesday-Saturday (11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.) and Sunday (1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.) eastern time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Museum Dedication David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum. Retrieved on 2010-08-21
  2. ^ Debbie Tuggle Productions. David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum [Brochure].