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For Immediate Release:

Hagerstown Aviation Museum Visitor & Education Center


Kurtis Meyers
Hagerstown Aviation Museum
301-733-8717 or

(HAGERSTOWN, MD — June 5, 2009) The Hagerstown Aviation Museum is moving forward with the development of the museum’s new Visitor & Education Center. This Center will be housed in a modular structure currentlyowned by the museum and will be located on county property on Besore Drive across from the ramp of the former Fairchild Aircraft factory Plant 2. The Visitor & Education Center will become the first museum facility open to the public.

Highlights of the Center include:

  • Great view of the airport main runway and aircraft activity
  • Located in view of the former Fairchild Aircraft factory
  • Events held at Hagerstown Aircraft Services within walking distance
  • C-82 and C-119 on display within walking distance
  • Individual and group tours of museum aircraft conducted from the Center
  • Free parking for cars and buses
  • Regular visitor hours
  • Museum Gift Shop
  • Educational programs for all ages
  • Historic aviation displays, programs and aircraft tours by admission
  • Restroom facilities
  • Museum office
  • Volunteer staff

Financial support is needed to achieve the Visitor & Education Center building fund goal of $30,000. In-kind services and materials will also be needed.

Send contribution to:
Building Fund, Hagerstown Aviation Museum
14235 Oaks Springs Rd
Hagerstown Md 21742

Information on this project and a fundraising raffle to support this projects is available in PDF format to download.

See also:
The Hagerstown Aviation Museum

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