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Concord Hills Regional Park Conveyance/Port Chicago 75th Anniversary Event
July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
A public celebration is scheduled for Saturday, July 13th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station. The event will also commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Port Chicago Explosion.
- 10:00 am – Flag Ceremony followed by a panel discussion hosted by the Friends of Port Chicago National Memorial and NPS
- 11:3 0 am – Conveyance Ceremony with the US Navy
- 12:00 pm – Guest Speaker Presentations
- 1:00 p.m – Walking and Vehicle Tours
- 3:00 p.m – Event Closing
For more information on this event and directions: https://www.ebparks.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=32307
The celebration will include a panel discussion hosted by the Friends of Port Chicago National Memorial and National Park Service, a conveyance ceremony, presentations, exhibit booths, lunch, and a music performance by the Acalanes High School Jazz Quartet. The event will also include walking and vehicle tours of the property, giving attendees a first look at the future regional park.
RSVP to Yulie Padmore at [email protected] or call (510) 544-2002
For more information about the July 13 event, visit www.ebparks.org/about/planning/cnws.htm.