We strive to be both a retreat for all Vets, and a living tribute to all that have served.
165 N. Main Street, Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 663-0488 / Info@WelcomeVets.com
Open to Public:
Monday-Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday: Free Coffee for Vets
Saturday: Music Jam!
Our Mission is "To ensure the memory of, and support to, those who serve through Welcome Home Veterans Living Military Museum at Richard's Coffee Shop."
What started out... as a little shop named Pat's Gourmet Coffee Shop, named in honor of his wife, became much more. It became a "Living" Military Museum, named in honor of the man who spent the last 14 years of his life honoring and supporting America's Veterans. It was owned and operated by Richard Warren, a U.S. Army, Vietnam Huey gunship pilot, callsign "Mustang 53."
With his background, Richard made a point of extending the traditional veterans greeting of "Welcome Home" to every veteran who came in the shop. Over time, Pat's became a gathering place for veterans of all ages and a collection of artifacts, awards, magazine and newspaper articles slowly accumulated. READ MORE