Hannibal Parks & Recreation is honoring Admiral Robert Edward Coontz Nov. 13 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.
Robert Edward Coontz (June 11, 1864 – January 26, 1935) was an admiral in the United States Navy, who sailed with the Great White Fleet and served as the second Chief of Naval Operations. As part of Hannibal’s Bicentennial celebration, notable Hannibalians are being celebrated.
The celebration begins at 2:30 p.m. The American Legion Post 55 will give a color guard presentation and history of Admiral Coontz.
Senior Adult Dances are noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.