‘The Fighting Lady’ Joins the Fight Against Cancer

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 Offers Summer Education Programs

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 Marketing Video Earns National Honor

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, […]

USS YORKTOWN To Host First Round of South Atlantic League Home Run Derby

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 […]

Fourth Of July Blast To Be The Biggest And Best Yet!

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!

Ralph H. Johnson Va Medical Center, Sc Department Of Employment And Workforce To Host Job Fair Aboard 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 […]

Patriots Point’s Piccolo Spoleto Offerings Explore ‘Art and Music In Times of War’

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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, […]