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  • Scholarships For Education Programs At Patriots Point

    Patriots Point Foundation this week accepted a $15,000 donation from Mike and Mary Sudzina to provide scholarships for disadvantaged students, thereby allowing them to participate in Patriots Point’s education programs. […]

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  • Video Thursday 1.20.11

    It’s Video Thursday and if you haven’t read or seen the news today, Patriots Point is going to try to interest the Boeing Company in joining us here on Charleston […]

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  • An American First – 18 January 1911

    On 18 January 1911, an American, Eugene Ely, successfully landed an aeroplane aboard the USS Pennsylvania anchored in San Francisco Bay. On this brisk January morning, at 11 AM Ely […]

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  • Video Thursday 1.13.11

    It’s Video Thursday! Our first video is what you can see every weekend on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point…lots and lots of scouts…watch scouts from Pack 175 having a […]

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  • First landing on USS Saratoga (CV-3) 1928

    The first launch and recovery of a naval aircraft on the USS Saratoga (CV-3) was made by her Air Officer, Commander Marc A. Mitscher flying a Vought UO-1 aircraft on […]

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  • Josephus Daniels and Naval Aviation 1914

      He was the founder and editor of the Raleigh News and Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina, and had little previous experience with the Navy. As a supporter of Woodrow Wilson in 1911, […]

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  • Polaris Launches 07 January 1960

    As a young boy boating around Charleston Harbor in the 1960’s, I had to be careful to watch for the wakes of departing and returning Polaris missile submarines, called by […]

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  • Video Thursday…06 January 2011

    Welcome to Video Thursday! Since this year is the Centennial Year of Naval Aviation, today we’ll look at some old Naval Aviation technology aka aircraft and some new ones! Ride […]

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  • Naval Academy Women's Glee Club To Perform At Patriots Point, 17 January

    The Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club first pitched a tune in 1976, when the Naval Academy opened for women midshipmen. The current director is Ms. Cindy Bauchspies and the ladies […]

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  • FREE Admission Weekend this Saturday-Sunday, 8-9 January 2011

      Everyone is invited to Patriots Point’s “FREE Admission” weekend to kickoff the Centennial Anniversary of Naval Aviation (1911-2011). Come aboard and visit our ships, the Medal of Honor museum, […]

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