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Attend the National Mustang Museum’s Ground Breaking Ceremony

June 27, 2016
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On July 29th and 30th, 2016, the National Mustang Museum will kick off its ground breaking ceremony in Concord, North Carolina. The interactive museum, which will officially open to the public in the summer of 2017, will feature numerous Mustangs. The museum, which is not affiliated with Ford Motor Company, Mustang Club of America, or any other Mustang related business venture, is the concept of long-time Mustang enthusiasts Steve Hall, from Atlanta, Georgia and Ron Bramlett, from Morada, California.

What: The National Mustang Museum’s Ground Breaking Ceremony
When: July 29th and 30th, 2016
Where: Concord, North Carolina

The ceremony will feature three separate events:

  1. The Friday Afternoon Mustang Display – Will be held at the Cabarrus Arena, located at 4751 NC Highway 49 Concord, NC 28025. Parking begins at 12:00 noon and ends at 6:00 p.m. Bring your Mustang(s) and help the museum celebrate! This will be a historic gathering of Mustangs and the people who are involved and will be involved in the building of the National Mustang Museum.
  2. The Friday Night Banquet on July 29th. Will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a no host/cash bar, with dinner beginning at 7:00 pm. The guest speakers will begin at approximately 8:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m., with the Banquet closing around 9:30 p.m. Come and hear our vision of the National Mustang Museum. Giuliano Zaccato will be a special guest at the banquet. Giuliano was part of the team that sculpted the first Mustang clay model.  Giuliano and Gale Haderman were part of the team that developed the first Mustang, first as a drawing and then sculpted clay.
  3. The Ground Breaking Ceremony will take place on Saturday, July 30th. Parking will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 2:00 p.m. The event will end at approximately 3:00 p.m. The location is the actual National Mustang Museum site which is located at 60 Pitts School Road, Concord North Carolina.

Hotel Information:
Those interested in attending the event can click on this link to reserve a hotel room at a discounted rate.

For more information on the event, visit

Jonathan Lamas has a passion for the Ford Mustang that spans more than 30 years. In addition to his work as an automotive journalist, Jonathan has spent quality seat time in countless Mustangs as both an owner and an enthusiast. He's also a member of the Mustang Club of American. He's owned more than a dozen Mustangs over the years, and is the proud owner of a 2008 Bullitt Mustang.

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