With a history of service spanning nearly three decades and including participation during World War II and Vietnam, the USS YORKTOWN, affectionately known as ‘The Fighting Lady,’ is no stranger to fighting for what’s right. On Friday, June 8, the YORKTOWN will again take up the fight – this time against cancer – by hosting [...]
Patriots Point’s Summer Educational Camps, offered in partnership with the Town of Mount Pleasant, kicked off today aboard the USS YORKTOWN. The week-long camp provides structured curriculum focused on living history and marine science while providing campers with an ‘all access pass’ to explore the USS YORKTOWN – Charleston’s largest floating classroom. This week’s summer [...]
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum earned national recognition this month for the innovative new video, “Bringing History to Life.” The three-minute video, produced by Rawle Murdy, earned a bronze Telly in the Travel/Tourism Category for its promotion of overnight camping programs aboard the USS YORKTOWN. Telly awards honor the finest film and video productions, [...]
The 53rd Annual South Atlantic League (SAL) All-Star Game will make a grand debut in the Lowcountry this year. For the first time ever, the RiverDogs will host a classic Home Run Derby beginning aboard the flight deck of the USS YORKTOWN on Monday, June 18 at 11 a.m. and wrapping up at Riley Park [...]
For two days in June, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum and Charleston County Public Library will partner for the first time to host events that commemorate two of WWII’s most memorable battles – D-Day and the Battle of Midway. “D-Day and the Battle of Midway were two turning points in the war and marked [...]
Don’t miss out on Patriots Point’s annual Fourth of July Blast! This year’s celebration promises to be the biggest and best yet — with a larger and longer fireworks show than ever seen before. For the first time, Patriots Point will offer premiere seating on the Flight Deck of the USS YORKTOWN!
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is proud to support veterans, active duty service members and their families by hosting the fifth annual ‘Welcome Home’ job and health fair.’ This free event, sponsored by the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and South Carolina Department of Employment and Work Force, will take place aboard the [...]
Have you had any paranormal encounters aboard the USS YORKTOWN? Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum invites you to share your experiences!
Are the spirits of past heroes still on duty aboard the USS YORKTOWN? Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum invites you to tune into a special hour-long episode of the SyFy Channel’s “Ghost Hunters” on Wednesday, May 2 at 9 p.m., where you’ll have an opportunity to decide for yourself.
For the first time ever, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is partnering with the Piccolo Spoleto Festival to host a special exhibit aboard the USS YORKTOWN. The display, “Art and Music in Times of War,” will feature mixed media selections inspired by historic wartime events and people, including original paintings, prints, photography, vintage posters, [...]