Historic Sites

From Civil War sites to the longest continuously operating USO in the United States, Onslow has a rich history to share. Explore the history of our area.  You might also enjoy browsing Military and Memorial Sites in the area.

United Services Organization (USO)

The USO of Jacksonville has a large auditorium, a snack back, a cyber cafe and three meeting rooms that can support 40 people.  It also has 4 regulation sized pool tables, two ping pong tables, VCR/DVDs with over a thousand tapes in the library, XBox and Playstations with numerous games. There is also a kid’s playroom.

The center is open:
Monday-Wednesday: 1030-2100,
Thursday: 1030-1700,
Friday: 1030-2200 and
Saturday & Sunday:1000-2200.

9 Tallman Street, Jacksonville
Distance from Jacksonville: 0.43 miles


The USO of Jacksonville, North Carolina is the oldest USO in America, having been established on April 23, 1942 and has been in operation every day since. Still faithfully supporting military service members and their families each year.


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