SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Join the History Center on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day to honor the lives lost during the December 7, 1941 attack. A new display will be unveiled showcasing items from the career of U.S. Navy sailor Gerald James ‘Bob’ Magee of Utica, who was killed aboard the U.S.S. Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Dave DeSantis, a descendant of Gerald Magee, will formally donate these items of national historical significance to the History Center during this event. Items on display include a U.S.S. Arizona cruise book, photographs, certificates, and multiple service medals.
This event takes place in the History Center’s main gallery on Friday, December 7 starting at 11:00 AM.
The Oneida County History Center, formerly the Oneida County Historical Society, is a private 501(c) (3) not-for-profit educational institution and is dedicated to preserving the history and promoting the culture of the Greater Mohawk Valley. Admission to this program is free for the general public; donations are encouraged. Please contact the center at 315-735-3642 or visit the OCHC website (www.oneidacountyhistory.org) or Facebook.com page for additional information.