The American Legion Paul Herrick Post 21 has scheduled a number of public events in remembrance of Pearl Harbor.

An open house will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the station, 504 58th St., Kenosha. A remembrance ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday evening.

Current exhibits available to the public are a WWII Military Exhibit, Essay Competition, and an exhibit that honors Marines who died aboard the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941. Herrick, a native of Kenosha and namesake of the post, also died in the attack.

At noon on Saturday, Steven Tindall will give an oral presentation on the Arizona Marines that perished, and at 1pm, Carl Bogar will give an oral presentation on his exhibit at the museum.

A signing session with Joe Campolo Jr., Richard Bell and Tindall will follow.

The commemoration ceremony begins Tuesday at 5 p.m. with the Dedication on boulevard Paul Herrick, followed by a general gathering for the public from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event ends with a ceremony and the announcement of the winners of the trials from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian and Station 21 Commander Thomas J. Vistintainer Sr. will be on hand for the unveiling of the section of the street in honor of Herrick, which will be located on 58th Street between the lake and Sheridan Road.


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