The Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society, The Marine Corps League Middle Peninsula Detachment #1317, and Mr. John Sharpe and Ms. Amy Earley , owners of Chesty’s former home in Saluda, will honor the late Lt.Gen Lewis “Chesty” Burwell Puller, one of the most decorated men in the Marine Corps, with a flag raising ceremony at a Park named in his honor in Saluda, Va.
The ceremony will begin at 8 am on Tuesday, November 10 th , at Puller Park which is located adjacent to the museum in Saluda. The official Puller Park dedication will take place next year in October as it will mark the 50 the anniversary of Chesty’s death.
The museum, which houses a nice collection from Puller’s personal life, is currently open on Saturdays from 10am-3 pm. Masks and social distancing are required. The museum will be open from 8am to 10am on November 10.