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The Battleship New Jersey will celebrate the 77th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey with a free ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom at 10am on Saturday, Dec. 7.
Curator Ryan Szimanski will do a historical overview of the launch at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on Dec. 7, 1942 of our nation’s largest battleship. Volunteer Nan LaCorte will begin the ceremony with the performance of our National Anthem on bugle. All guests can enjoy a piece of cake at the conclusion of the ceremony.
Due to the Battleship’s closure because of the coronavirus, the Atco Battles Alzheimer’s event has been reschedule to Sunday, Oct. 4. All tickets purchased for the original date of April 5 will be accepted for this new date.
Atco Battles Alzheimer’s is back and bigger than ever! Atco Battles Alzheimer’s 6 will be held on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship New Jersey.
The following bands will be performing:
– Goodman Fiske
– Le Compt
– Juliano Brothers
– The Blitz
– 99 Reasons
New for 2020 will be a Memory Wall and Cornhole in One Tournament. Guests will also experience a tour of the Battleship, raffles, drawing — even a chance to fire the ship’s 5-inch gun! Food concessions and bar service will be available.
Tickets are $25 for adults, and $20 for children. Parking is free.
All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter.Please consider to consult this website for updates.