Pearl Harbor Memorial Service to be held on the USS YORKTOWN

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host a memorial service on Monday, Dec. 7th for the 74th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  The free ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. inside the recently updated theater aboard the historic WWII aircraft carrier the USS YORKTOWN.  The service, organized together with Mt. […]

Patriots Point to Host Symposium on the Korean War Battle of Chosin Reservoir

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the most well-known battle in the Korean War, the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, with a free 90-minute symposium on Thursday, December 3rd at 7:30 p.m. aboard the USS YORKTOWN. A panel that includes three South Carolina U.S. Marine veterans who fought in […]

Patriots Point to Offer Free Admission to Veterans on Veterans Day

To honor their service to our country, all veterans will be admitted free of charge to Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum on Veterans Day (November 11).  Free admission is made possible by a gift from the SunTrust Foundation. Earlier this year, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum was designated as an official Regional Site […]

USS YORKTOWN Foundation Launches New Text-to-Give Donation Initiative

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum’s fundraising partner, the USS YORKTOWN Foundation, is making it easier for potential donors to give tax-deductible gifts by offering a new text-to-give service. Instead of giving cash or checks,  those wishing to support educational programs and the development of the museum’s master plan, can text the word “HEROES” […]

Tickets on Sale For YORKTOWN Countdown – NYE Party

Charleston, SC October 1, 29th 2015 — On Thursday, December 31st, 2015, the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier in Mount Pleasant, SC will not be occupied with the usual wanderers exploring a decommissioned ship. Instead, it will be transformed into the fourth annual Yorktown Countdown, Charleston’s largest New Year’s Celebration. This exclusive Charleston New Years Eve party […]

5 Reasons to Visit Patriots Point this Fall

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or an annual member, there are so many reasons to visit Patriots Point. Here are our top five for fall: 1.  More History Bang for Your Buck— Get more out of your visit with a personal audio tour. You’ll hear exclusive stories about the ship and her crew, including first-hand accounts […]

USS Frank Evans veterans come to Patriots Point to remember “Lost 74”

On Friday, September 18, a small group of veterans who served on the USS Frank Evans DD-754, stepped on board the USS Laffey.  Many of them were survivors of a horrific incident that occurred on June 3, 1969 when an Australian aircraft carrier, the HMAS Melbourne, collided with the USS Frank Evans and cut it […]

Patriots Point Searching For Korean War Veterans Who Served in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is searching for local veterans who served in the Korean War Battle of Chosin Reservoir to participate a symposium on December 3rd.  Research is being conducted on the battle by the museum staff now.  Veterans who are interested in participating can contact the education department at 843.216.5034 or […]

First Responder shares his memories at 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Two-hundred people came for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on the USS Yorktown last Friday to remember the lives lost in the terrorist attacks on our country 14 years ago.  Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., along with the […]

Victims of 9/11 to Be Honored at Patriots Point Remembrance Ceremony

The 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. onboard the USS YORKTOWN.

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host a remembrance ceremony on September 11th for the more than 3,000 victims killed during the terrorist attacks on the United States 14 years ago.  The free, 30-minute ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. aboard the USS YORKTOWN. Former New York City Fire Department First Responder Chevalo […]