"Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor named a Southern Travel Treasure"

October 2016 -- It's official! Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor was named a Southern Travel Treasure by AAA's magazine, "AAA Southern Traveler."

Featured in the Nov./Dec. 2016 issues of "AAA Southern Traveler," Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor was selected as a Southern treasure for its appeal to typical AAA members.

"AAA Southern Traveler's" popular Travel Treasure series is part of each bimonthly issue.  Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor also received a certificate for the designation.

"AAA Southern Traveler" circulates to more than 424,000 AAA homes in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.  More than 70% of readers choose the South for their vacation destination.

"We're pleased to add Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor to the growing list of "treasures" in our region," said Michael Right, editor/publisher of "AAA Southern Traveler" magazine.  "Our members recognize the South has endless travel and recreational opportunities.  We try to offer events like this to our readers to encourage more exploration of local sites and attractions."

Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor will be held Dec. 5-11 at several venues throughout Little Rock and N. Little Rock.

For a full schedule of events, call (501) 371-8320, or visit www.AIMMuseum.org.

"Central Arkansas attractions join together for 'Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor'"

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (August 16, 2016) – The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock, Arkansas, in partnership with other Central Arkansas museums and attractions, will host “Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor” Monday, December 5, through Sunday, December 11, 2016, in honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Events and exhibits related to World War II history include:
  • “SOS Supper and a Show” at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History (Free)
  • Military Night at The Rep’s Production of A Christmas Story with exclusive pre-show reception (Military discount)
  • “Arkansas National Guard in World War II” Exhibit at the Arkansas National Guard Museum (Free)
  • Allison Collection of World War II Press Photographs at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History (Free)
  • Military Weekend at A Fertle Holiday at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse (Military discount)
  • “The Four Freedoms” Exhibit at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History (Military discount)
  • “Camp Robinson during World War II” Exhibit at the North Little Rock Heritage Center (Free)
  • 1940s Purse Exhibit at the Esse Purse Museum (Military discount)
The public is invited to the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum at 120 Riverfront Park Drive in North Little Rock for the formal Arkansas Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony on Wednesday, December 7, at 11:48 a.m. – the day and local time of the attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago. The tugboat Hoga, which fought fires for 72 continuous hours on Battleship Row and is the last floating Navy vessel that was present in Pearl Harbor during the attack, will be available for public viewing from the outside. The submarine Razorback will be open for free self-guided tours.

For more details about scheduled events and “Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor,” visit AIMMuseum.org/ARRemembersPearlHarbor or the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum Facebook page.

 “Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor” to honor 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack"

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (July 7, 2016) – The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock, Arkansas, will host “Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor: 75th Anniversary,” Monday, December 5 – Sunday, December 11, 2016, with a week of commemorative events planned throughout Central Arkansas.

The public is invited to the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum at 120 Riverfront Park Drive in North Little Rock for the formal Arkansas Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony on Wednesday, December 7, at 11:55 a.m. – the day and local time of the attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago. The tugboat Hoga, which fought fires for 72 continuous hours on Battleship Row and is the last floating Navy vessel that was present in Pearl Harbor during the attack, will be available for public viewing from the outside. The submarine Razorback will be open for free self-guided tours. During the week of December 5, various museums and organizations in central Arkansas will be hosting events in relation to the Pearl Harbor attack and World War II history. A full schedule of events will be posted at a later date at AIMMuseum.org/ARRemembersPearlHarbor. For more information about “Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor,” visit AIMMuseum.org or visit the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum Facebook page.  Media Inquiries: Stephanie Slagle, sslagle@northlittlerock.org, (501) 837-5340