Dr. Mary Walker: Surgeon, Spy and Patriot


Known for being a revolutionary leader on equality and women’s rights, Dr. Walker and her story on breaking through barriers and overcoming challenges is a true inspiration for today. One of the first women to graduate from Syracuse Medical School, Dr. Walker believed that in order for women to achieve…

June 20, 2020 - October 19, 2020
National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

The Creation of National Memory: Henry Boynton and the Founding of Chickamauga Battlefield


Medal of Honor recipient Henry Boynton was the major driving force behind the creation of Chickamauga as the first National Battlefield in 1895.  This exhibit focuses on how memories of the Civil War were created in the late 19th century.  Events like the “Blue and Gray BBQ” in 1889 fostered a new…

October 28, 2020 - February 3, 2021
National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

2nd Annual Clay Shoot

Special Event

Please join us for a day of fun and celebration as we honor the meaning and tradition of the Medal of Honor. The National Medal of Heritage Center serves as an engaging storyteller and shares the real-life experiences of Medal of Honor recipients and their extraordinary heroism. Each of these…

Thursday, October 1, 2020
Benton Sporting Clays in Benton, Tennessee

Celebration of Valor Virtual Luncheon

Special Event

Presented By:   Each year, the Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center attracts hundreds of supporters to the annual Celebration of Valor Luncheon. While this signature event is still happening this year, the Heritage Center’s 4th Annual Celebration of Valor Luncheon has undergone a virtual reformatting designed…

October 6, 2020