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High Mileage C5 Corvette Donated

When it comes to Corvettes, many owners like to brag on how few miles their car has. For Mark Blackwell of Jacksonville, FL, he loves the fact that his Corvette is quite the opposite. In fact, it boasts 773,338 miles, all on its original engine. Mark purchased the car brand new in 1999 and has …

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Museum Receives 1967 Corvette Donation

On Monday, October 30, 2017 the Museum received a donation of a 1967 427 ‘Big Block’ Corvette from Dr. Leonard Torok of Medina, Ohio. Dr. Torok had purchased the beautiful Marlboro Maroon Convertible about ten years ago in Florida. “We are very much into the nostalgia of the cars and this is the kind of …

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Early Production C4 Donated

On Friday, August 4 the Museum received a special gift – a 1984 Corvette donated as a tribute to the late Don Oliverio of West Virginia. Approximately 40 family members and friends gathered at the Museum to make the presentation and celebrate his life. “He was thoughtful and would visit people in the nursing home, …

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Joint Fundraising Event Nets Over $13,000 for Trooper Island Camp

This past October the National Corvette Museum teamed up with the Kentucky State Police to lead a fundraising event like no other – taking participants to some of the most popular attractions and best dining the Bluegrass State has to offer.  The proceeds from the event were split equally between the Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit …

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The Bowling Green Special

Thomas Myers was just a young boy when he saw his first Corvette, but made a promise to himself that he would own one someday. “Every time he saw a Corvette, he always waved,” said Marilyn Britt, Tom’s companion of nine years. But it wasn’t until 1981 that he purchased his very first Corvette – …

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