Blair Community Center and Museum

Blair Community Center and Museum is opening Sept. 4th, 5PM

Join us for an evening of music and BBQ and check out our growing museum of artifacts and pictures from Blair Mountain and the surrounding areas as well as arts and crafts from local artisans.

Blair Community Center and Museum will house the Friends of Blair Mountain office, a small heritage museum, a craft-shop of local made goods, a Blair Mountain historical archive, and a small library centered on Appalachian studies. The majority of the space will be used for community events and socializing space.

Museum- This small heritage museum will display artifacts from the Battle of Blair Mountain as well as old photographs and maps from the area around Blair. We will be offering tours through the museum and on up Blair Mountain in addition to being a pit stop for Coal Country Tours LLC that will be stopping at our Museum on their way to the top of Blair Mountain. There will also be paintings and photographs for sale by community members, as well as a gift shop.

Office- In the office we will be tracking permits on Blair Mountain and organizing resistance to them, keeping blasting surveys, water surveys, and have computers to be used for research

Library and Archives- In the months to come we will be building a library of all books, audio, and newspaper clippings that have to do with Blair Mountain. The library will also include Appalachian field guides, Coal and labor union history, Craft guides and Childrens books.

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One Comment

  1. I attended the Blair opening and the same love-connectedness feeling that were a part of the march were also experienced at the new center.
    My prayers and love are with you always – we are making this muesum a success!


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