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What’s in Your Museum? Messner Legacy Found Throughout

The National Corvette Museum is home to many special vehicles – from mint classics, to one-of-a-kind prototypes, much-loved special editions, race cars and more. While the Museum now owns nearly 70 Corvettes (with all but one donated), a good portion of the display cars are also on loan from private individuals and General Motors. Cars …

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Museum Gifted Two Corvettes

Bill Engle's 1967 and 1987 Corvettes
William (Bill) Engel, Jr. a.k.a. “Sweat Hog” of Albany, NY; Ridgewood, NJ and now Summit, NY has owned three Corvettes, equally spaced 20 years apart and each with its own memories. The first was a 1967, bought May 24, 1971 as the third owner. “At the time of purchase the engine was dismantled and there …

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Condes Donate Anniversary Corvettes

Conde Corvette Donation
When deciding to donate a car to the National Corvette Museum, each donor has their reasons. For some it is to make room in their garage for the latest model, others it is because they would like to take advantage of the tax write-off benefits. For Craig Conde it was a combination of reasons, making …

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Macy’s Awards Education Grant to Corvette Museum

Minecraft Camp
The National Corvette Museum has received a $1,000 grant from Macy’s to support youth Engineering with Minecraft Camps. Across the country, support from Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s giving programs helped sponsor free admission to museums and exhibits, special musical performances, art exhibits, and art and theatre workshops for children. “In the past year we have hosted …

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Museum Gifted 35th Anniversary Corvette

Rick and Deb Seymour 35th Anniversary Corvette
It was 1988. The Seymours were in their early 30s and already owners of a 1985 Corvette. After seeing the new 35th Anniversary Edition on the cover of Vette Vues magazine they started to think about upgrading their Corvette to a newer model. “At first, our dealer didn’t think he was going to be able …

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