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first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Congressional Medal of Honor museum planned in Rapid City by The Associated Press Posted May 17, 2019 8:35 am PDTcenter_img RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Rapid City man who wrote a book about Congressional Medal of Honor recipients is now opening a museum to honour them.The Rapid City Journal reports John L. Johnson’s museum is to open Aug. 1 at the Rushmore Mall. It will have individual plaques for the more than 3,500 people recognized for valour in combat with the nation’s highest military honour.Johnson works for the public school district. He published a book about medal recipients in 2007 that was updated in 2010. He believes it’s important to remember and honour a part of the nation’s military history that he believes is being lost.Museum admission will be free. Johnson is funding the effort through his own money, donations, other fundraising and proceeds from an artist’s market he runs in the mall.___Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.comThe Associated Presslast_img read more