Here is your chance to have your picture taken while you stand next to the skeleton of a Mastodon Saltville's compelling Museum of the Middle Appalachians, from pre-history through the stunning saga of the company town, captivates all ages! Thousands of archival photographs and artifacts, and even a life-size Mastodon replica, depict the journey of salt throughout time, and its impact for us all. The museum showcases an extraordinary history, which suggests Saltville is the most historic spot in America from geological formations, the Ice Age, early human activity in eastern America, Woodland Indian culture, colonial settlements, the Civil War, and more.