National Medal Of Honor Heritage Center Celebrates "Character-Driven History" With Presentation, Lecture
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
(Pictured, left to right) Guest speaker Keith Hardison, executive director of the Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center; Greg Vital, founder of the Moccasin Bend Lecture Series; Rita Vital, and Tricia Mims, executive director of National Park Partners, attend “Character-Driven History” talk as part of the 16th Annual Moccasin Bend Lecture Series presented by National Park Partners
Chattanooga is considered the “birthplace” of the National Medal of Honor. National Parks Partners hosted a historical presentation on Sept. 13 about the history of the prestigious military award featuring guest speaker Keith Hardison, executive director of the Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, as part of the 16th Annual Moccasin Bend Lecture Series at the IMAX Theatre in Chattanooga.
Ms. Hardison shared intriguing, lesser-known facts about Medal of Honor recipients, many of whom
earned this recognition while on various campaigns across the Tennessee Valley.