Monroe, Louisiana: Biedenharn Coca-Cola and Bible Museum1913 home of the first US Coca-Cola bottler features a bible museum, gardens and Coca-Cola exhibits. See the world's first Coke delivery truck.
- 2000 Riverside Drive, Monroe, LA
- North edge of town, on the north side of Speed Ave. between N. 3rd St. and Riverside Drive.
- T-Sa 10 am - 5 pm (last tour at 3:30). (Call to verify)
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Features the Biedenharn Home, built in 1913 by Joseph A. Biedenharn when the family moved to Monroe from Vicksburg, MS. Also a Bible Museum and Elsong Gardens. Joseph A. Biedenharn was the FIRST bottler of Coca-Cola in the United States. His original home has been turned into a Bible Museum, Elsong Gardens and various Coca-Cola items.[philip nelson, 03/19/2004]
Two separate museums on one tour: Joe and his Coke memorabilia (including the world's first Coke delivery truck) and wife Emy-Lou's Bible collection. This museum looks fairly normal -- no scale model Last Supper constructed from vintage Coke bottles or anything...