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1990 Indy 500 Festival Corvette Donated

1990 Festival Corvette Donation
“There were five of us, and it’s a two-seater, so it really was a car for mom and dad.” Daughter Melanie remembers how beloved the car was by her dad, Carl Whitlow, and how her and her sister were not allowed to drive it. “I think we all got to drive it once. He and …

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Museum’s Performance Gallery Undergoing Major Remodel

Performance Gallery
The National Corvette Museum has embarked on a major exhibit remodel bringing one of the Museum’s earliest display spaces up to date with a design that truly reflects the sleek and stylish nature of America’s favorite sports car. “The Performance Gallery is one space in the Museum that has been around since the building’s grand …

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Final C7 Stingray Corvette Delivered at Museum

Last C7 Stingray Delivered
The National Corvette Museum was created as a facility to house the history of the iconic American sports car, and a part of the car’s recent history has joined the Museum’s collections. On Wednesday, November 20 the final C7 Stingray to roll off the GM Bowling Green Assembly line was officially delivered at the Museum. …

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Cemented in History: 1954 ‘Entombed’ Corvette Joins Museum Collection

1954 "Entombed" Corvette
It was 1954 and successful business man, Richard Sampson of Brunswick, Maine had just purchased a brand-new Corvette. After driving it for four years, he wanted to park it somewhere safe. Sampson was constructing new stores for his grocery chain and decided one of them would be the perfect structure to keep his car secure. …

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All-Original 1977 Corvette Donated

Libby Smith 1977 Donation
Elizabeth “Libby” Smith of Garrison, KY has her uncle to thank for her love of Corvette. And her parents have Corvette to thank for keeping Libby on track! A college student at Morehead College in Kentucky, Libby’s parents told her if she stayed in school, kept her grades up and graduated, they would get her …

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