Hours and Admission

Admission: Free

Hours: 10 am to 4:30 pm Daily
Closed New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

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Historical & Museum Society


The Historical & Museum Society supports the Parris Island Museum by providing for the preservation, perpetuation, publication and display of manuscripts, books, relics, pictures and other objects of historical significance.

Donations, Membership and Gift Shop purchases allow the Historical & Museum Society to support the Museum.  Visit our site to learn more: PIHMS


Marine Corps Recruit Depot

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Board Member


  • Sponsorship/Fundraising

After graduating from high school, Chris joined the U. S. Marine Corps in 1993. He was a member of the 4th LAAD Battalion, USMCR, in Marietta, Ga., where he served as gunner and as a Team Leader. Chris was honorably discharged in 1999.

From 1994 to 2002, he was the owner of Alterative Grounds, Inc. where he managed crews and negotiated installation contracts and maintenance with communications companies. Since 2002 he has been a real estate agent and certified Distress Property Expert, and became broker-owner of the local RE/MAX in 2004. In 2009, Chris became a member of the Board of Directors for the Society. He resides in Beaufort.