Aldrich Coal Mine Museum

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Aldrich Coal Mine Museum
Location 137 Hwy 203, Montevallo, AL 35115
Type Local History Museum
Website [1]
Montevallo Coal Mine Company Store
Aldrich Coal Mine Museum is located in Alabama
Aldrich Coal Mine Museum
Location of Montevallo Coal Mine Company Store in Alabama
Location Montevallo, Alabama
Coordinates 33°06′28″N 86°53′38″W / 33.1078°N 86.8939°W / 33.1078; -86.8939Coordinates: 33°06′28″N 86°53′38″W / 33.1078°N 86.8939°W / 33.1078; -86.8939
Founded 1928
Official name: Montevallo Coal Mine Company Store
Designated August 5, 2010

The Aldrich Coal Mine Museum is a historical museum located in the former company store of Montevallo, Alabama. Aldrich was once a coal mining town, but is now a part of Montevallo. The museum contains historical photographs, artifacts, and displays from Aldrich's coal mine, churches, school, prison, stores, and post office. The only coal miner monument in Alabama is on display outside of the museum[1] The museum is housed in the former Montevallo Mine Company commissary, and contains the original sales counter and cash register.[2] The Montevallo Coal Mine Company Store is listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage.[3]

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  1. ^ "Aldrich Coal Mine Museum, Inc. 1928 Company Store - Montevallo". Alabama.travel. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  2. ^ "Aldrich Commissary" (PDF). Department of the Interior. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Properties on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage". Alabama Historical Commission. www.preserveala.org. Archived from the original on September 4, 2012. Retrieved June 5, 2014. 

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