Parris Island Museum


Parris Island Museum

Infobox Museum
name= Parris Island Museum


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established= January 8, 1975
location= Building 111, Panama Street Marine Corps Recruit Depot
Parris Island, South Carolina
United States
type= Military History
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website= [http://www.pimuseum.us/ Parris Island Museum]

The Parris Island Museum is located at Building 111, Panama Street, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in Parris Island, South Carolina, United States. The museum consists of a convert|10000|sqft|m2|sing=on facility and includes exhibits focusing on the history of the United States Marine Corps and Port Royal region. [http://www.pimuseum.us/ "Parris Island Museum"] , "Parris Island Museum website". Accessed March 29, 2008.] The Marine Corps exhibits display artifacts spanning from the turn of the 19th century to the present day.Marine Corps League. "Parris Island Museum Re-opens", "Semper Fi", May/June 2008, 24.]

History

Commandant of the Marine Corps General Robert E. Cushman, Jr. dedicated the museum on January 08, 1975 in the former War Memorial Building originally constructed in 1951 an an enlisted recreation center. The museum completed a year long renovation in the Spring of 2008.

Footnotes

ee also

*Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island
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*Parris Island, South Carolina
*United States Marine Corps
*United States Marine Corps Boot Camp

External links

* [http://www.pimuseum.us/ Parris Island Museum] (official website of museum)
* [http://www.mcrdpi.usmc.mil/ MCRD Parris Island] (official website of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island]
* [http://www.usmc.mil Marines] (official website of the U. S. Marines)


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