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American Legion Post 3 – War Museum


This American Legion War Museum contains histories of military bases both local and abroad, exhibits of actual uniforms from local units, WWII artifacts and weaponry, military awards, decorations and souvenirs from foreign campaigns. Displays cover the Revolutionary War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean, Vietnam and Persian Gulf Wars. The museum is dedicated in honor of and was named for Cecil B. Buchanan, Founder and Director Emeritus, on June 23, 2013. His vision and hard work provided the underpinnings and impetus for the museum. Special tours after regular hours for school groups and civic groups are available. Contact the Museum Director to schedule a time. The museum is now the home of the wonderful model collection of John Willmott, donated by Jay Willmott.

Open Saturday 10am–5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm.
Admission is free. Donations accepted.

Peter Butchart, Director, (864) 884-0368
Bob Dicey, Curator, (864) 630-9108
430 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Current as of March 2014