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

NCO Open Mess

 
 
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By Charles Keller, April 25, 2012
1. NCO Open Mess Marker
Inscription.  This is the site of building 120, the former Non-Commissioned Officers Open Mess.

The NCO Open Mess provided enlisted members a place to go to socialize and relax. The club featured a modern, well decorated ballroom and cocktail lounge, as well as an intimate dining room. It was located near the dormitory complex.

Live entertainment was offered by the club several times a week, with a variety to satisfy all tastes. Membership was open to all enlisted personnel.

The building is now a conference center owned and operated by Horry-Georgetown Technical College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 33° 39.713′ N, 78° 56.781′ 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. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Officers Open Mess (here, next to this marker); Visiting Officer’s Quarters (Billeting) (here, next to this
NCO Open Mess Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller, January 29, 2018
2. NCO Open Mess Marker
marker); Major General Gilbert L. Meyers (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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 10 times this year. 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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