Video Thursday: USMC Birthday & Veterans Day Tribute

Today marks the 236th birthday of our amazing Marine Corps, Happy Birthday Marines! Our videos today will celebrate their heritage and service to the nation and as tomorrow is Veterans Day, our last video is a tribute to all veterans from 1775 to 2011. Thanks for your selfless sacrifice to our nation… 2011 Veterans Day […]

Video Thursday: John Philip Sousa

Next week on Veterans Day the Charleston Community Band will be performing at Patriots Point at 2 PM and I would not be surprised to hear some  of the below pieces. Enjoy these videos and come on out for our Veterans Day concert! The first march we’ll listen to is the Semper Fidelis March. Next […]

Veterans Day Weekend At Patriots Point

Veterans Day Weekend events begin Friday, 11 November, with a patriotic concert by the Charleston Community Band in Hangar Bay III onboard the famous USS Yorktown (CV-10). Charleston Community Band performs on Carolina Day at White Point Gardens. They will perform from 2 to 3 pm. Listen to them perform “Armed Forces Salute” here… Run […]

Video Thursday: Ghost Ships

Welcome to Video Thursday! This week on the eve of Halloween and the kickoff of USS Yorktown Ghost Ship tour our theme is ghost ships, enjoy the videos and stories below! …and come on out to our ghost ship this weekend! Here’s a look at the most famous ghost ship, The Flying Dutchman! Here’s a […]

Greater Charleston Art Festival At Patriots Point This Weekend!

Experience the most amazing and exquisite collection of hand-crafted original artwork created by over 100 of the nations top artisans as Patriots Point and Mount Pleasant host the inauguration of the Greater Charleston Fine Art Festival on October 29-30, 2011. Find that perfect piece for your home, your office, and your life from over 10,000 […]

Homegrown Music Festival At Patriots Point, November 13th!

On November 13th, Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, in association with the USS Yorktown CV-10 Association and Awendaw Green, will host Awendaw Green’s Homegrown Music Festival for the Benefit of Patriots Point’s Institute of History & Science. The Singer-Songwriter Festival will be attended by many of those living the dream of singer-song writer, performing […]

Video Thursday: Submarines!

Following up on the Clamagore crew reunion this week at Patriots Point, we’re showing submarine videos today as our theme. Matter of fact the crew of Clamagore will be touring the first successful combat submarine, H. L. Hunley, while they are in town. Enjoy the submarine videos below! Patriots Point salutes our U. S. Navy […]

Clamagore Association Reunion Saturday, 22 October

This Saturday over 200 former crew members and family from the USS Clamagore SS343 Veterans Association will gather on the pier next to their boat (submarine) at Patriots Point to hold a memorial ceremony as part of their annual crew reunion. Their memorial program begins at 11 AM. The former crew members began arriving today […]

Great Egret Tangos With Spottail Bass At Patriots Point

Everyday as our guests walk down the pier to the ships at Patriots Point, they often are able to take in the wonders of nature living here, on and in Charleston Harbor. From manatees, otters, alligators, to all types of wildlife, birds and fish…yesterday I watched an odd type of tango between a Great Egret […]

“The Fighting Lady” Pretty In Pink, Joins The Fight!

Last Thursday on the date of the Navy’s 236th birthday, the USS Yorktown (CV-10) joined the nation’s recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) by rigging up lights on the flightdeck to give the bridge and aircraft on Yorktown the hue of pink! This could be a another first for the Yorktown and aircraft carriers…and […]