- Associated Press - Monday, February 2, 2015

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - The Marines are making plans to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the training center on Parris Island.

The recruit depot began training Marines on Nov. 1, 1915. The Island Packet of Hilton Head Island reports (https://bit.ly/1zMFQhJ ) a series of events are being planned this fall to mark the occasion.

Events already in the works include a black-tie dinner, a Lowcountry boil supper and a parade featuring the Marine Band in October.

Two new displays at the Parris Island Museum will also be unveiled. A film about the history of the depot narrated by actor Tom Berenger will be shown.


Information from: The Island Packet, https://www.islandpacket.com

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