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“Test of Medal: Charles J. Shaw and the Montford Point Marines”
June 7 - June 27
Shaw, the first Black drill instructor to train an integrated Marine platoon, was a Santa Ana resident. This exhibit pays tribute to him through displays of his medals and patches, his personal possessions from his time in the Marines, and a bronze cast of the Congressional Gold Medal collectively awarded to his platoon, the Montford Point Marines.
Through June 27 at the Bowers Museum.
2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana. 714-567-3600, bowers.org