Scott's Run Museum
Celebrating and preserving the history of
the coal boom era in Monongalia County.
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Scott's Run Museum began as one of the
many projects sponsored by the United
Communities of Scott's Run, Inc. The museum
began as a one day museum on November
1, 1996, opened permanently on May 17,
1997, and separately incorporated December,
goals include further development of historical
exhibits, research, the collection of
artifacts, and the development of presentations
and programs on a variety of subjects.
This includes biographies of coal operators,
profiles of ethnic groups, statistics
on mines operating in Scott's Run, the
development of school and churches, community
histories, mine disasters, and glass workers
living in the area.
term goals include the establishment of
a museum complex in Scott's Run that would
showcase the development of the mining
industry and communities along Scott's
Run and throughout Monongalia County.
Coal Camp Gift Shop is housed within the
museum building. Items created by local
crafters are sold on consignment.
is no admission fee at this time. Donations
museum is interested in volunteers at
all levels. Anyone willing to donate artifacts
or contribute expertise in certain areas
are welcome. We are also interested in
memberships, financial contributors, and
potential sponsors. Contact
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