Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship New Jersey

DATE:           December 5, 2017

TIME:            10:30 a.m.                  

PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place,  Camden Waterfront, NJ  08103

                     

DETAILS:     All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack

on Pearl Harbor.  The ceremony will occur at 10:30am on Tuesday, December 5 and is presented

by the Camden and Gloucester County Freeholders.

 

The ceremony, which will take place on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship, will feature

keynote remarks by Con. Donald Norcross, 1st District, NJ, musical performances by Eastern High

School Band, singer Maria DiSciullo, and bugler Greg Murphy, a 21-Gun Salute by Marine Corps

League 1775 Detachment, salutes to veterans and a wreath presentation to remember those killed

in the Pearl Harbor attack. Battleship Board of Trustee Member Perry Levine will receive the

Peter Molnar Award, presented to a veteran helping other veterans.

 

The event is free to attend and there will also be complimentary coffee and hot chocolate, courtesy

of the Camden County Canteen. Free parking, provided by the Camden Parking Authority, in Lot #1,

across from BB&T Pavilion, and shuttle service, donated by South Jersey Transportation Authority,

will be available.

 

PHOTO OPP: Memorial Wreath being casted into the Delaware River and 21-Gun Salute to Honor Veterans

 

The Battleship New Jersey is a non-profit museum and memorial, located on the Camden Waterfront. The Battleship offers tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm.  Families can enjoy the First Night of 2018 aboard the Battleship.  Our award-winning Overnight program offers dinner and breakfast served at the Chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the 4D Flight Simulator and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. Plus at midnight, guests will enjoy the unique view of the New Year’s Fireworks show over the Delaware River!  $79 per person. To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.  For information on the many programs at the Battleship, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262.

 

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