Mount Pleasant Magazine Nov/Dec 2023

37 | | must protect their legacy.” Members of the Medal of Honor Society and veterans emphasized the importance of education. “Step one, we are establishing a new museum that’s more interactive. Step two, we are finishing our Leadership and Education Center, which will be nearby. Our goal is to educate our younger generation for a better future,” remarked Harvey Schiller, board chair of the National Medal of Honor Leadership and Education Center. The USS Yorktown and Medal of Honor Museum will be a pivotal nucleus in educating visitors about our soldiers, their stories, wars, the military and so much more. In a few years, Patriots Point will evolve into an education laboratory and be a true tourist destination in South Carolina and the United States. “The Patriots Point area is going into a transformational period. The star of that transformation is the Medal of Honor,” said Falkenbury. “The Medal of Honor exhibit is the official museum of the Society. We need to make sure it’s preserved for many years to come. This is a great day for Mount Pleasant.” our town The new Medal of Honor Museum will reopen in May 2024. For more information on the Medal of Honor Museum, visit Southern String Supply Professional Music Instrument Repairs, Rentals and Sales Celebrating over 20 years servicing the educational and professional music communities of the Lowcountry. 502 Wando Park Blvd.,Mt. Pleasant| 843-276-9239| Violin - Guitar - Brasswind - Woodwind - Ukulele - Bass - Mandolin - American /Asian Folk Instruments