Puller House at Pearl Harbor-Hickam turns 100UPDATED 11:08 AM HST Sep 17, 2013Video Transcript
The Marines are celebrating the centennial of an historic house on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam It's known as the "Chesty" Puller House, which turned 100 years old. It's named after one of the most highly decorated Marines in our history. Col. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller... Who Received five Navy Crosses and lived in the home while he was commander of the Marine Barracks from 1948-1950. It's a house that's distinguished.. just like the Marine who lived there... 1:57 THE DESIGNER WAS FRENCH... THEY HAVE A RENAISSANCE STYLE.. ITALIAN RENASIISANCE. THEY HAVE THAT STYLE THAT YOU;LL SEE AT ALOT OF EMBASSIES. renowned architect Jules Gabriel Henri de Sibour designed the house... It was among the first permanent structures built on the new naval base at Pearl Harbor in 1913.