eBook Mermaids and saguaros: The USS Arizona silver download
by Arizona State Capitol Museum
Author: Arizona State Capitol Museum
Publisher: Arizona State Capitol Museum, the Museum Division of the Arizona Dept. of Library, Archives, and Public Records (1994)
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Initially, all three branches of the new state government occupied the four floors of the statehouse. As the state expanded the branches relocated to adjacent buildings and additions.
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ISBN13:9780964404700. Release Date:January 1994. of Library, Archives, and Public Records.
The silver service was removed and stored
Workers had started construction in the shipyards at Brooklyn when Leander Mix, the mayor of Nogales, introduced the idea of naming the new ship after the country's newest state. Other leaders signed on, although in Washington, officials were already betting on North Carolina, the home state of the Navy secretary at the time. The silver service was removed and stored.
I also found the exhibit re: the USS Arizona interesting too.
I was with a group of about 12, and the guide made it very entertaining. I learned a lot about Arizona (and New Mexico) history. I also found the exhibit re: the USS Arizona interesting too.
National Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places. One impressive display shows the enormous silver and copper punchbowl service from the USS Arizona, as well as a bronze sculpture that was ensconced outside the Admiral's stateroom and used as a centerpiece at state dinners where ever the USS Arizona was docked. After a restoration, the building was re-opened as a museum in 1981.
In addition to the State Seal on the rotunda floor, you'll see items salvaged from the USS Arizona after the Pearl Harbor attack and learn about its history, see an exhibit about Arizona's state symbols, and see a fascinating exhibit about the Merci Train (Gratitude Train). Did you know that each of the 48 states and Washington . received a rail car full of gifts from France after WWII?