Date: December 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Fantail of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
100 Clinton Street
Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103
Details: The Camden County Freeholder Board, Gloucester County Freeholder Board and Congressman
Donald Norcross will mark the 77th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
“Each year we gather to honor those who served and lost their lives at Pearl Harbor on the fateful
day that threw the U.S. into World War II,” said Freeholder Bill Moen, who will also be in attendance.
“The Freeholder Board invites all county residents to the Battleship to reflect on the contributions
of the men and women, past and present, who have faithfully served our nation.”
The ceremony will feature a 21-gun salute, patriotic music by the Eastern Regional High School
Band and a wreath laying in the Delaware River. The event is free and open to the public.
Complimentary coffee and hot chocolate will be available from the Camden Canteen truck on the
Battleship’s Pier. Free parking is available in lot #1 across from the BB&T Pavilion, courtesy of
the Camden Parking Authority. There is also shuttle service from lot #1 to the Battleship Pier,
courtesy of South Jersey Transportation Authority.
PHOTO OPP: Veterans Casting a Memorial Wreath upon the Delaware River and 21-Gun Salute
Located on the Delaware River, along the Camden Waterfront across from the city of Philadelphia,
the Battleship is open for guided and audio tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm. Families can spend
the First Night of 2019 aboard the Battleship. Our award-winning overnight program will be open for
families on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy dinner and breakfast from the chowline, tour the Battleship, take
a chance to fire the saluting gun and sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did.
At midnight, experience the unique view of the SugarHouse New Year’s Freworks over the Delaware River.
$79 per person. For reservations, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203. For more information on
Battleship tours, events and programs, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org.