Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

U.S. Naval Base Pearl Harbor

 
 
U.S. Naval Base Pearl Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, September 26, 2000
1. U.S. Naval Base Pearl Harbor Marker
Inscription.
U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1964

 
Erected 1964 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 21° 21.887′ N, 157° 57.007′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Touch for map. The United States Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, a National Historic Landmark, is located along Hwy. 73 three miles south of Pearl City on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Due to heightened security, access to the base is restricted with exception to the USS Arizona Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Jbphh HI 96860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Sacred Site (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Arizona (about 500 feet away, measured in a
USS Arizona Anchor image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, September 26, 2000
2. USS Arizona Anchor
Located at Entrance to Memorial Park
The leftmost marker reads, "Anchor raised from the hulk of the USS Arizona. Cast in Chester Penn in 1911, Weight 19,585 pounds."
The rightmost marker reads, "In recognition of the dedicated work of the shipmates and ladies of the Fleet Reserve Association that made this visitor center a reality."
direct line); USS Arizona Memorial (about 500 feet away); USS West Virginia Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); U. S. S. Missouri (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pearl Harbor Panorama-North (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pearl Harbor Panorama-West (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pearl Harbor Memorial Museum and Visitor Center. The Official Website of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Fund. (Submitted on January 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. National Park Service site for the USS Arizona. (Submitted on January 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. Naval Historical Center website for the Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941. (Submitted on January 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
4. Wikipedia entry for the USS Arizona. (Submitted on January 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
5. Wikipedia entry for the Attack on Pearl Harbor. (Submitted on January 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
USS Arizona Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, September 26, 2000
3. USS Arizona Memorial
On Ford Island

6. Attack viewed at Pearl Harbor. A "YouTube" video using a number of production sources of video footage and reports reflecting the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

7. Pearl Harbor Day. On December 7th, Americans will commemorate Pearl Harbor Day. We remember this day as the day that the Japanese attacked America at the United States Naval base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands, on December 7, 1941. As President Franklin D. Roosevelt said - "a date that will live in infamy". View the historical Pearl Harbor speech by FDR. (Submitted on December 21, 2010, by Julia Hutchins of Scott City, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyLandmarksMilitaryNotable EventsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Inside the USS Arizona Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, September 26, 2007
4. Inside the USS Arizona Memorial
Inside the USS Arizona Memorial, there lists names of 1177 servicemen who died aboard the USS Arizona as a result of the December 7 attack on the U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor.
Rusting remains of the USS Arizona image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, September 26, 2000
5. Rusting remains of the USS Arizona
Rusting Away image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, September 26, 2000
6. Rusting Away
Even today, oil still leaks from the fuel tanks of the USS Arizona
American Flag Flies at The USS Arizona Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, September 26, 2000
7. American Flag Flies at The USS Arizona Memorial
Overlooking the USS Arizona Memorial from the bridge of the USS Missouri image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, September 27, 2000
8. Overlooking the USS Arizona Memorial from the bridge of the USS Missouri
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 4,262 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement