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David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum

102 Main Street, Jenkins, KY 41537
+1 606-832-4676
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Interesting coal mining museum, and free to boot!

Housed in the old, restored Jenkins Railroad depot, this little museum with it's friendly local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tyaskin
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Mebane, North Carolina
Interesting!

The best part of museum was the history shared by the women that worked there. So sad that the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Susan S
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Buena Vista, Virginia
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3 weeks ago
“Interesting coal mining museum, and free to boot!”
2 Oct 2016
“Interesting!”
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102 Main Street, Jenkins, KY 41537
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+1 606-832-4676
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Housed in the old, restored Jenkins Railroad depot, this little museum with it's friendly local ladies is well worth a visit if you are in the area and have an interest in the history of the coal mining heritage of the region. Admission is free,...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The best part of museum was the history shared by the women that worked there. So sad that the town has suffered so much due to mine closings caused by the new regulations imposed upon them since 2007.

1  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This museum provides a very nice selection of photos, newspapers, and even some mining equipment that illustrate the early days of the coal mining town, Jenkins, Kentucky. Some books are available for sale in the museum that provide more information, too. Jenkins was a model...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2015

We were visiting relatives in Jenkins and stopped-in on a bit of a whim, with an interest in the town's history (as a mining town) and family history, intertwined since the mines opened and the town was built... The lady working at the museum was...More

4  Thank BonsterMC
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