Why was Pearl Harbor National Memorial built?

Why was Pearl Harbor National Memorial built?

To commemorate the many lives lost during the attack, the Pearl Harbor National Memorial was constructed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickman on Oahu Island in Hawaii. The park includes nine historic sites representing various aspects of the war in the Pacific.

How long did it take to build the Pearl Harbor Memorial?

The USS Arizona Memorial was built over the next two years and dedicated on Memorial Day May 30th, 1962. The construction was managed by Walker-Moody Construction Company assisted by The Pearl Harbor Public Works Center.

Does Pearl Harbor have a memorial?

The battleship’s sunken remains were declared a National Historic Landmark on May 5, 1989. The USS Arizona Memorial is one of several sites in Hawaii that are part of the Pearl Harbor National Memorial….

USS Arizona Memorial
Governing body U.S. Navy National Park Service
Website Pearl Harbor National Memorial

Where is the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor?

The USS Arizona lies at the bottom of Battleship Row in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on the island of Oahu west of Honolulu on the eastern shore of Ford Island .

What are the Pearl Harbor hours of Operation?

Pearl Harbor hours are 7:00am to 5:00pm. The programs at the USS Arizona Memorial are from 8:00am to 3:00pm.

Is the Pearl Harbor Memorial closed?

The USS Arizona memorial at Pearl Harbor is closed indefinitely due to structural damage, according to a spokesman for the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument.

Where is Pearl Harbor now?

Pearl Harbor is a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu. It has been long visited by the Naval fleet of the United States, before it was acquired from the Hawaiian Kingdom by the U.S. with the signing of the Reciprocity Treaty of 1875. Much of the harbor and surrounding lands is now a United States Navy deep-water naval base.