Last updated: 4/22/2011
American Military Museum of Gastonia
Gastonia, North Carolina
Address
109 West Second AvenueGastonia, NC 28052
phone: 704-866-6068
e-mail: jimboi812@carolina.rr.com

Hours

And by appointment
Sunday
2 PM - 5 PM
Monday - Saturday
closed
Sunday
2 PM - 5 PM
Monday - Saturday
closed
We are also open by appointment evinings during the week and on Saturdays.

Admissions

FREE, DONATIONS ACCEPTED

Museum Type(s)

Staff

Jim Mayo
phone: 704-860-0129
Description

Displays from Indian War,Civil War, WWI,WWII, Korea,Vietnam,Irac and a large library of miitary history. We are fortunate to have a beutiful display of Medal of honor recipiant General Raymond G. Davis,four star General of the Marine Corps. We have a large display of German, Japanese and Russian artifacts and weapons.

Mission

Our Museum is dedicated to all those Veterans of ALL WARS who payed the ultimate sacrifice in Defence of our United States of Anerica and those that are fortunate to be with us today.

History

Memorial Hall as it is known, was built in 1930 by the city of Gastonia,to be used as a military Museum and a community meeting place for all Veterans. Celebrities such as General Summeral and Alvin York were at the Dedication. During WWII American Legion Post 23 (Where our Museum is Located) was the largest American Legion Post in the state of North Carolina with a total of 2500 Members.

Library
Access: General Public, Students, Members
Appointment required: Yes
ADA
Wheelchair Accessible
Exhibitions
Museum Events
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