Veterans Day at Patriots Point (PHOTOS)

Patriots Point hosted a joyous Veterans Day celebration on board the USS Yorktown with several highlights.  It kicked off in the morning with a symposium  featuring Bee Haydu, a WWII WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot). The WASP program was created in 1942 to free up male pilots so they could fly combat missions.  These female […]

Run For The Yorktown 5K Saturday, Nov. 9th

Contact: Todd Cummins USS Yorktown CV-10 Association, Inc. P.O. Box 1021 Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465 (843) 849-1928 USS Yorktown Association Announces 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day 5k Sat. Nov. 9th Mt. Pleasant, SC – November 1, 2013 – USS Yorktown – “Come on out all runners and walkers for the most patriotic run in Charleston, […]

Celebrate Veterans Day at Patriots Point

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Names Patriots Point Regional Site for Veterans Day Symposium, Glee Club Performance and Birthday Recognition Part of Celebration Mount Pleasant, S.C. – The Veterans Day National Committee of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has selected Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum as a Regional Site for the celebration of […]

Laffey Gun Mount Exhibit Now Open (Photos)

Patriots Point visitors can now virtually travel decades back in time and get a greater understanding of what it was like to be inside the aft 5” 38 caliber gun mount of the destroyer USS LAFFEY.  Through an interactive exhibit that opened Monday, October 21st, the experience comes to life, teaching visitors about the gun […]

‘Scrappy’ Named Mascot at Patriots Point

After many decades, an old friend has returned to his home, the USS Yorktown.  Scrappy, the lovable dog that was once the true pet of those on board The Fighting Lady is now the mascot of Patriots Point.  The reveal took place Friday, October 18th with members of the Patriots Point Development Authority Board introducing […]

Big Reveal at Patriots Point Friday, October 18

Patriots Point is excited to welcome an element of entertainment and education the museum has never offered before.  On Friday, October 18th, at 11am in Hangar Bay 3 of the USS Yorktown, members of the media and public are invited be among the first to see and learn more about this latest addition.  The Patriots […]

Open Cockpit Sunday and Macaroni and Cheese Cookoff This Wknd at Patriots Point

Are you looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend?  Here are two ideas happening at Patriots Point: Saturday- MAC OFF.  From 2-7pm at The Grove at Patriots Point, enjoy live music, food, drinks, fun for the kids and lots and lots of macaroni and cheese!  Tickets are $20 and includes 10 […]

Meet the heroes of the USS YORKTOWN during the 65th Reunion

  More than 150 veterans who served on the USS Yorktown will gather at Patriots Point this weekend for the annual USS Yorktown Association reunion.  This is the 65th annual event and several registrants have attended every year.  The reunion features a general membership meeting, dinner aboard the USS Yorktown and a memorial service for […]

YES, We are OPEN! Federal Furloughed Employees Get Discount During Gov’t Shutdown

– Patriots Point is offering federal government employees who’ve been affected by the government shutdown half-price admission throughout the furlough period.  With the presentation of their federal ID card, the furloughed employee and their family will receive the discount at the ticket booth. “This is a just a small way we can reach out to […]