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Custom-Built Corvette & Eldorado ‘El Vette’ Donated

While growing up I came to know there was nothing my dad could not fix.  At some point, I noticed my dad, John Jacobi (sometimes known as JJ) strived to do things differently than most.  For instance, he wouldn’t buy something if he knew he could make it.  Sometimes this was just plain embarrassing to …

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1982 “Silver Shark” Corvette Donated

When Alisa Alvarez became interested in Corvettes and their history, she first researched the years before deciding which she wanted to own. “I like the C3 the best, and then decided I liked the 1982 the best out of the generation. So that was the first Corvette I ever purchased.” Turns out, the car was …

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1985 ‘Black Beauty’ Donated

Sometimes Corvette ownership starts out when you weren’t really looking for one to begin with. Such was the case for Frank and Deborah Whaley of Roanoke, Virginia. The couple’s youngest son was about to start college and needed a car. Frank began shopping around, looking at a 35-year-old Mercedes and a couple of sports cars …

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Corvette Museum Receives First Seventh Generation Corvette Donation

Donald and Candy Duncan Donate Corvette
Special, One-Of-A-Kind Corvette Has Historical Tie to Museum On June 21, 2018 Donald Duncan’s phone rang. His wife, Candy, answered, telling Don it was a call from Bowling Green. “Hi Donald, this is Katie from the National Corvette Museum, do you know why I might be calling you today?” It was a Corvette raffle drawing …

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Newly Remodeled KidZone Opens at National Corvette Museum

State Farm Good Neighbor Grant Funds New Exhibits If you ask any Corvette owner when they first fell in love with the iconic American sports car, almost every enthusiast has a story. Often it was a neighbor or relative who owned a Corvette and helped encourage the love or seeing a new model on the …

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