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".
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 / WelcomeVets@gmail.com
Open to Public:
MONDAY-SATURDAY: 7:30am to 3pm
THURSDAYS: Vets Free Coffee
SATURDAYS: Blue Grass Music Jam - Free!
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