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TEMPORARILY CLOSED: Charles J Shaw & the Montford Point Marines

Presented by Bowers Museum at Bowers Museum, Santa Ana CA

Nov 11 2020
Jan 10 2021
TEMPORARILY CLOSED: Charles J Shaw & the Montford Point Marines

Honoring local veterans

The Bowers Museum proudly presents an exhibit of local veterans, Test of Medal: Charles J. Shaw and the Montford Point Marines.  

The exhibit is a display on Charles J. Shaw, the first Black drill instructor to train an integrated platoon of Marines and an important member of the African American community in Santa Ana.

Included are a variety of Shaw’s personal possessions from his time in the Marines, his Congressional Gold Medal and Certificate plus various medals and patches.



Adults $13-$15  |  Seniors (Age 62+) $10-$12 | Students (12+) $10

Nov 11, 2020:  Veterans receive FREE admission including Inside the Walt Disney Archives 

Note:  Face coverings with temperature check required

Contact: 714.567.3600

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