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Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum/The Medal of Honor Museum

 
 
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
1. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Marker
Inscription.
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
The South Carolina General Assembly passed legislation in 1973 enabling the establishment of the Patriots Point Authority to develop a portion of Hog Island as a national naval museum. The museum opened on October 27, 1975, the 200th birthday of the United States Navy. Displayed are ships and aircraft honoring the crews who valiantly served in the defense of our country.

The Medal of Honor Museum
The Medal of Honor is the highest award bestowed upon an individual for acts of valor in the armed services of the United States. It is generally presented by the President of the United States in the name of Congress. The Medal of Honor Museum located in the hangar bay of the USS Yorktown (CV-10) includes medals, citations, and artifacts donated by war veterans and their families.

 
Erected 2008.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 32° 47.792′ N, 79° 54.184′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Patriots Point Road near Bridgeside Boulevard (Harry M. Hallman Jr). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
The Medal of Honor Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
2. The Medal of Honor Museum Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Yorktown (CV~10) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cold War Submarine Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milton's Ferry Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Pollack (SSN 603) USS Haddo (SSN 604) (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memoriam USS Thresher and USS Scorpion (approx. mile away); World War II Submarine Lost Boat Memorial (approx. mile away); Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harry M. Hallman, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
More about this marker. The Museum is located at 40 Patriots Point Road
 
Also see . . .
1. Patriots Point Naval Museum. The official website of the museum. (Submitted on May 19, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. Home of Heroes. This web site holds gate-ways to the four (4) "National Medal of Honor Memorials" - and other related items. (Submitted on July 31, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

3. Official Web Site - - Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (Submitted on July 31, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Additional keywords. Medal of Honor
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum/The Medal of Honor Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
3. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum/The Medal of Honor Museum Marker
along Patriots Point Rd. at Bridgeside Blvd. (Harry M. Hallman Jr)
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
4. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Marker
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
5. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Marker
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
6. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
7. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
8. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
U.S.S. South Carolina 1909 image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
9. U.S.S. South Carolina 1909
U.S.S. Columbia 1942 image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
10. U.S.S. Columbia 1942
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
11. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
12. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
13. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
14. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
15. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
S.S. Lane Victory No. 5 image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
16. S.S. Lane Victory No. 5
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Display image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
17. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Display
USS Laffey (DD-724) and Coast Guard Cutter USS Ingram (WHEC-35)
USS Clamagore (SS-343)also on display at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
18. USS Clamagore (SS-343)also on display at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Feature display, USS Yorktown (CV-10) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
19. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Feature display, USS Yorktown (CV-10)
On Board is the mentioned Medal of Honor Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,324 times since then and 102 times this year. Last updated on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   17, 18, 19. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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