Historic Markers Across South Carolina



The Medal of Honor Museum



Marker ID:  
Location: on Patriots Point Road at Harry M. Hallman, Jr. Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 47.803    W 079° 54.120
  32.79671666    -79.902
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

The Medal of Honor is the highest award bestowed upon an individual for acts of valor in 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 Hanger bay of the USS Yorktown (CV-10) includes medals, citations, and artifacts donated by war veteran and their families.

Erected in 2008


Notes:

Two sided marker - Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
More information:
The Medal of Honor Museum - Charleston
Wikipedia - Medal of Honor