Public weighs in on new designs for planned Mt. Pleasant Medal of Honor Museum

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People gathered in Alhambra Hall in Mount Pleasant Thursday night to give public feedback on new design plans for the Medal of Honor Museum.
“I thought the meeting was very informative,” Mount Pleasant resident Jimmy Bagwell said. “I think people got a lot out of it and the opinions started to coalesce around a particular design tonight.”
Three designs were featured. The first was the original, 125-foot design. One design was very similar to the original, but about 20 feet shorter. And the third design was a dramatically different design.
Real-time polls showed people strongly preferred the second design over others.
“When you look at this museum, you want it to befit the National Medal of Honor,” CEO of the National Medal of Honor Foundation Joe Daniels said. “We’re trying to be very respectful of the character of the community, how the height fits in with the buildings surrounding it. But symbolism matters.”
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