Parris Island [NOOK Book]

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In 1891, U.S. Marines were originally stationed on Parris Island to protect life and property as part of the Naval Station, Port Royal. In 1915, Parris Island officially became a Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Women became a permanent part of the U.S. Marine Corps in 1948. Today Parris Island boasts a historic district with homes and military structures built between 1891 and World War I, many of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. These postcards track the history of Parris Island and the rich ...
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Parris Island

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Overview

In 1891, U.S. Marines were originally stationed on Parris Island to protect life and property as part of the Naval Station, Port Royal. In 1915, Parris Island officially became a Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Women became a permanent part of the U.S. Marine Corps in 1948. Today Parris Island boasts a historic district with homes and military structures built between 1891 and World War I, many of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. These postcards track the history of Parris Island and the rich heritage, character, and changes that mark it as the oldest major post in the U.S. Marine Corps.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439635506
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Series: Postcard History
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Author Karen S. Montano has collected and interpreted postcards to document the history of Parris Island through what was once America's most popular form of communication. She is a member of the Parris Island Historical and Museum Society, the Historic Beaufort Foundation, and the Historic Port Royal Foundation. Montano has utilized the resources of the Parris Island Museum and the memories of many U.S. Marines to bring these postcards to life.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2013

    USMC

    That where im headin in 2017 cant wait

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