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Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Officers Open Mess

 
 
Officers Open Mess Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller, April 25, 2012
1. Officers Open Mess Marker
Inscription. This is the site of the former Officers Open Mess, building 124, constructed in 1956. The Officers Open Mess was located near the Officers Billeting Quarters and the Base Family Housing Complex.

The building was complete with a restaurant and lounge, with four smaller bars, a ballroom and four distinctive formal or semi-formal eating areas.

The club featured a spacious ballroom, a large and attractively decorated dining room, a casual bar, a formal bar and private rooms for special parties or other activities. Membership was available to active duty and retired military officers and Civil Service employees.

The building is now a part of the Horry-Georgetown Technical College complex.
 
Location. 33° 39.714′ N, 78° 56.782′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Myers Avenue and Emmens Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Myers Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. NCO Open Mess (here, next to this marker); Visiting Officer’s Quarters (Billeting) (here, next to this marker); Major General Gilbert L. Meyers
Officers Open Mess Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller, January 29, 2018
2. Officers Open Mess Marker
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Holocaust (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lt William J Hook (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crabtree Gymnasium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Francis S. Gabreski (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Robert G. Emmens (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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