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  AL

  Montevallo

  Aldrich Coal Mine Museum

  137 Highway 203

  Montevallo  AL   35115    

  Phone  205 665-2886

  Web Site http://www.cityofmontevallo.com/Default.asp?ID=126

  Description  located in former company store, mining history, simulated coal mine

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Commercial

  Industry  Mining

  New or Updated:   4/6/2007

 

California
McCloud
Heritage Junction of McCloud, Inc
320 Main
McCloud CA 96057
Phone
530 964-2604
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.siskiyouhistory.org/resources.html
Description early days of lumber town, with period costumes, fire fighting equipment, Corliss steam engine
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Commercial
Industry /Profession Logging
Collection A-F Costume
Collection G-M Machinery
New or Updated: 05/04/2003
  Colorado
Denver
Telecommunications History Group
931 14th Street
PO Box
Denver CO 80201
Phone 303 296-1221
Web Site http://www.telcomhistory.org/
E-mail mailto:telcomhist@aol.com
Description  privately organized group maintains archives of photos, old telephone directories, current activities, operates two small museums
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Technology
Building Type Commercial
Industry /Profession Telecommunications
Research /Reading Archives
Last changed: 03/08/2003

  Florida

  Micanopy

  Micanopy Historical Society Museum

  607 NE 1st Street

  PO Box 462

  Micanopy  FL  32667    

  Phone  352 466-3200

  Web Site http://www.afn.org/~micanopy/index.html

  E-mail  mailto:micanopy@afn.org 

  Description  small local museum in former warehouse with tin roof

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Commercial

  Era  1890

  New or Updated:  7/3/2007

Georgia
Augusta
Cotton Exchange Welcome Center
32 8th St
Augusta GA 30901
Phone
706 724-4067
Web Site
http://www.augustaga.org/visitor_info.html
Alt Web
http://www.augusta.com/content/visiting/attractions/cotton_exchange.shtml
Description
museum of cotton market, also houses local CVB
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Visitor Center
Building Type
Commercial
Nature of Group or Site Convention & Visitors
Industry /Profession Farming
New or Updated: 04/13/2003

Georgia
Jefferson
Crawford W Long Museum Association
28 College Street
Jefferson GA 30549
Phone 706 367-5307
Web Site www.crawfordlong.org
E-mail mailto:info@crawfordlong.org
Description "The Birthplace of Anesthesia", honors first surgical use of ether in 1842, recreated office & apothecary
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Building Type Commercial
Industry  Medical
New or Updated: 04/22/2003

Georgia
Savannah
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
460 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Savannah GA 31401
Phone 912 231-8900
Web Site http://www.sip.armstrong.edu/CivilRightsMuseum/info.html
Description museum honors prominent NAACP leader, civil right movement, located in former Black-owned bank building
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Civil Rights
Building Type Commercial
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 04/17/2003
  IA
 
Cedar Falls
 
Cedar Falls Historical Society
 
308 Franklin Street
 
Cedar Falls  IA  50613    
 
Phone  319 266-5149
 
Web Site  http://www.cedarfallshistorical.org/
 
Description  owns & operates five museums including Ice House, early service station,                         and model train collections, all within walking distance of each other
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Commercial
 
Collection A-F  Costume
 
Collection N-Z  Model Railroad
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  08/21/2003

 

  Keosauqua

  Van Buren County Historical Society

  812 Division Street

  Keosauqua   IA    52565    

  Phone  319 293-3311

  Web Site http://www.rootsweb.com/~iavanbur/historical_society.htm

  Description  building was originally grocery downstairs and newspaper on second

                    floor, later served as post office & telephone company.

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Commercial

  Era 1875

  New or Updated:  3/8/2007

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