Parris island- is a marine corp squad base.It is perhaps best known for its U.S. Marine Corps training facility Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, where about 16,000 Marines pass through boot camp every year.
The 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 10,000-square-foot (930 m2) facility and includes exhibits focusing on the history of the United States Marine Corps and Port Royal region. The Marine Corps exhibits display artifacts spanning from the turn of the 19th century to the present day.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 as an enlisted recreation center. The museum completed a year long renovation in the Spring of 2008.
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.