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Building Engines to Brighten Days

Earlier this year the Museum received a letter from Amy East of Brunswick, GA. Her son, 19-year-old Darren Pickren, is a Corvette enthusiast and mechanical engineering student at Mercer University in Macon, GA. Darren was on the President’s List, and Amy had purchased him a 1981 Corvette to restore. Life was good! “Right before Christmas, …

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Memories of Dad

For Will Szymanski, Jr., the Corvette Gives Him Great Memories of His Late Father, Will Sr. Will Szymanski, Sr. was an all-around car guy, but there was something about Chevrolets – specifically Corvettes – that always stood the model above the rest. His son, Will Szymanski, Jr., naturally being brought up by a Corvette admirer, …

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Family Gives Dad Ultimate Father’s Day Gift

Neckties, cologne, tools, grilling supplies, a card – most of us pick-up a small item that may or may not be very meaningful for dad on Father’s Day. But for one Owensboro, Kentucky man – he received the surprise of a lifetime. Randy Head has been a fan of Corvette most of his life, with …

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Corvette Blood Runs in Geiger Family

For many people, Corvettes hold special memories of loved ones. For Peter Geiger, that memory is of his brother, Robert J. Geiger. Robert, a lover of America’s Sports Car, had a unique 1966 Convertible in which he owned from 1973-75. It wasn’t like any other Vette – and that’s what makes it so special to …

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To Protect and Serve

Symbols of appreciation come in many forms, from a simple verbal ‘thank you’ to a hand-written note to a random act of kindness. But for the family of a Nicholasville, Kentucky police officer the token of appreciation had a deeper, more heartfelt meaning for both them and those involved in the project. The National Corvette …

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