Marine Corps Museum of the Carolinas

Organization:
Museum of the Marine
Amount:
$240,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Onslow
Description:

The purpose of this grant is to create the Marine Corp Museum of the Carolinas, a permanent home for the documentation, study, and preservation of Marine Corps history in the Carolinas and the local communities that have supported its bases since 1941. The $16 million, 40,000 sq.ft. museum will be located in downtown Jacksonville. It is expected to draw 150,000-200,000 new visitors per year and provide 10-14 direct jobs.

Contact:
Ms. Gail A. Walters 626 New Bridge Street PO Box 1046 Jacksonville, North Carolina 28541 (910) 937-0033
Areas Served:
Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne, Wilson

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