Street Address
109 West Second Avenue
Gastonia, NC 28052
Mailing Address
109 West Second Avenue
Gastonia, NC 28052
phone: 704-866-6068
e-mail: jimboi812@carolina.rr.com
Hours
And by appointment
Sunday2 PM - 5 PM
Monday - Saturdayclosed
Sunday2 PM - 5 PM
Monday - Saturdayclosed
We are also open by appointment evinings during the week and on Saturdays.
Admissions
FREE, DONATIONS ACCEPTED
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Jim Mayo, Director
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