Coal Miner’s Statue

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This statue stands on the lawn of the Boone County Courthouse and was created as a tribute to all coal miners. It was erected in the coal capital of West Virginia, where coal was discovered in 1742. The statue stands 7-feet 2-inches tall and is made from bronze and metal.while you’re there, visit the Boone County Courthouse, which was started in 1914 and completed in 1921. The exterior is beautiful Indiana limestone and the edifice is on the National Register of Historic Places.