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The Lansing Journal journeys: Pearl Harbor


Randy Van Beek traveled to Hawaii this summer and visited the site in Pearl Harbor where the USS Arizona was attacked in 1941. The anchor is a restored artifact weighing 16,000 pounds.

Pearl Harbor
Randy Van Beek remembered to bring his summer print issue of The Lansing Journal when he visited Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, this summer. (Photo provided)
Pearl Harbor
The USS Arizona was sunk by Japanese torpedo bombers in 1941 during an attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Arizona Memorial straddles the wreck, which still lies at the bottom of the harbor. (Photo provided)

About The Lansing Journal Journeys

The Lansing Journal Journeys is an award-winning feature that showcases people displaying The Lansing Journal in creative locations.

To participate, your location doesn’t have to be exotic or far; it just has to have The Lansing Journal in it somewhere. Email photos to [email protected] and tell us:

  1. The names of any people (or animals) in the photo
  2. Some information about the location
  3. The name of the person who took the photo

We’ll publish them online as soon as possible. Make sure you are subscribed, so you see your photos when we post them!

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.