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Military Museum

COMING SOON!  
U.S. Military History Museum and
Education Center!


 
 
 
 
Conceptual exterior rendering

Proposed floor plan


Display area conceptual interior rendering

 

Please consider supporting the capital building campaign to renovate a military style Butler building into a U.S. Military History Museum and Education Center. 

The building is located at 14 Airport Road Ext, Greenville, SC 29607.  The building is adjacent to the Greenville Downtown Airport’s Runway Park within a block of the proposed Swamp Rabbit Trail extension and is an ideal location to engage the community, honor veterans and provide easy access for school students and veterans in the Upstate to see history come to life.  The building needs a lot of work to transform it into a museum for students of all levels and for the public.  It will be a place where veterans can bring their families to teach them about the history that they experienced.

MHCC volunteers have completely gutted the building.  Thanks to the generous companies and individuals listed below phase one of the museum is under construction and will include everything necessary to get a Certificate of Occupancy for the building. 

MHCC is now
seeking the funds and donated services necessary for phase two, which will include creating interactive displays and building a high tech classroom that can immerse visitors and school children in history.

The goal is to set up a special place where people can see history come to life, touch historical items, and not just view them in a glass case, and at the same time make connections with soldiers who defended our freedom.  MHCC has members with a wealth of experience in running museums and nonprofit organizations, and MHCC has many talented people who know how to make history exciting for visitors of all ages.  MHCC has military vehicles, armaments, historical period attire, communications equipment, books and everything else that is needed to fill a museum; but, it needs your support to renovate the building for its’ new use and we are always looking for interesting historical artifacts to add to our displays.

MHCC is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization by the IRS so donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law and is a non-profit corporation in the state of SC.  Donations can be mailed to MHCC, 100 Tower Drive, Unit 6, Greenville, SC 29607.  For more information contact Wayne Scholtes at wlscholtes@charter.net or 864-978-0780.  Credit Card?  Click here to donate using Paypal.


Want to be a recognized

Stars & Stripes Founding Sponsor

on a permanent display in the new museum? 
Click here for details.

 
Photos of MHCC people and items that visitors will be able to interact with
when the center opens!


 


  

 

 
MHCC NEEDS YOUR HELP! Would you be willing to donate items to go on display at the future MHCC U.S. Military History Museum and Education Center?   Vehicles (they do not need to be operational), uniforms, armaments and other interesting items from WWI, WWII, Korean War and Vietnam are especially sought after since no other museums in our area have a large showing of these items. 
 
Also... If you have any military items that may not be old or rare enough for the museum displays but you would be willing to donate them so we can sell them to raise money for the museum... We would love to have them. The museum will have a gift shop and we also plan to occasionally host a Military Items Sale! Please pass this information on to everyone you know with military items that might be interested in helping.  Military items from any time period and any country.

Items can be dropped off at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 116A S. Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville, SC 29607.  They are open Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Drop off questions?  Please call 864-233-5288 or email greenville@erau.edu
 
Thanks goes out to these individuals and companies who have donated or pledged their financial support;  given items to the museum; or volunteered hours or professional services in their names or in the name of others to help create the 
U.S. Military History Museum and Education Center. 

(in alphabetical order):

AFL

AMTECK
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Arndt
Phil Ashley
Stephen and Ginny Barber
Gresham Barker
Heidi and Tim Bishop
Charlie Brickett
Bonitz
Chad Brickman
Greg Broom
Hank Brown
J. E. Buchanan
Mark Bumgarner
Burdette Engineering
Claudio Cantalupo
Harold and Rhonda Carey
The Carolina Law Group, LLC
Tony Catto
Julie Chapman and Family
City of Greenville Fire Department
Ken Coffey
Compass Pest Management
Cook and Boardman Group

Sam and Sherry Cooper
Ken Cosgrove
Chris Craft
Ron & Liz Crawley
Jim and Nancy Crocker
Phil & Patricia Daniel
Pam and Eddie Davis
Design South Professionals, Inc.
Bob Dicey
Dixie Concrete Cutting, Inc
John Douma
Susan and Kevin Eilders
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Greenville Campus
Jim and MaryBeth Endicott
Epting Distributors
Jim and Margaret Evans
Joe and Michelle Frasher
Cally Galloway
Galloway-Bell
Jake Gilstrap
Ann and David Giltner
Dale Greene

Greenville Airport Commission
Greenville Jet Center
Greenville Mechanical, Inc.
Grier Roofing
D. Allen and Nikki Grumbine
Chris and Gena Hammett
Tim Hammond
In honor of Courtney T. Hartness
Pat and Mary Lou Hartness
Rick & Kathy Hegenberger
Illinois Tool Works Foundation
Brian & Susan Illner
Doug & Jodi Imes

Gerry Jones
Lara Kaufmann
Mike Keller
Gary Kraft
LeBlanc Welch Consulting Engineers
Kelly E. & Kitty Jo McMullin
Jeffrey and Sarah Newman
Christopher Nordmeyer
Brandon Pagano
Christopher Pagano
Charley Patrick
Chris Petronis
Priority One Security
Evan Profitt
ProSource
Keat Pruszenski
Bob Ranstadler
Republic Services
Stephen Robillard
Bruce and KimberlyAnne Roensch
Tom and Mary Lou Roensch
Roto-Rooter Plumbers
S&ME
Kim Sanders
Wayne and Linda Scholtes
SignSouth
Bucky Smart
Harold Smith
Alan Spearman
Stratos Aviation
Joey Taylor
Jim Thomason
Thomas Concrete
Richard and Randon Thomas
Triangle Construction
Tucker Materials
Karen Vessell
Daniel Wetzel
John C. Whatley
Stacey Wiggins
Abby & Mike Zaffuto

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