USS Arizona Memorial

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USS Arizona Memorial:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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USS Arizona Memorial

Address:1 Arizona Memorial Pl
Honolulu, HI 96818

Phone:808-422-0561
Fax:808-483-8608
Web: www.nps.gov/usar/
Size: 10.5 acres.
Established: Established on September 9, 1980.
Location:On the shoreline overlooking Pearl Harbor directly off HI 99 (Kamehameha Highway) on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), restaurant/snacks, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Guided tour.
Special Features:This 184-foot-long floating memorial marks the spot where the USS Arizona was sunk in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, during the Japanese attack. The memorial structure, spanning the mid-portion of the sunken battleship, consists of three main sections: the entry and assembly rooms; a central area designed for ceremonies and general observation; and the shrine room, where the names of those 1,177 crewmen killed on the USS Arizona are engraved on the marble wall.

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