SPEND NEW YEAR’S EVE ON THE YORKTOWN!

Bring in the New Year with a bang by spending it on the historic USS Yorktown!  It’s a celebration you’ll always remember with live performances and the opportunity to enjoy the party on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier.  Dress to impress!  Doors open at 9pm.  To buy tickets visit www.yorktowncountdown.com  Don’t wait- space [...]

Anonymous Donor Funds Patriots Point Trip for 1,500 Berkeley County 5th Graders

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, roughly 1,500 Berkeley County 5th graders are participating in a leadership program at Patriots Point this month. Their visit is funded through a $17,000 donation and covers all but transportation to Patriots Point. “It’s the season of giving and a local donor really stepped up to the [...]

PHOTOS: Pearl Harbor Ceremony

Photos from the Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony, sponsored by VFW Post 10624, are posted on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/patriotspoint.org We thank the more than 200 people who came out to honor those who fought that day and remember those lives that were lost December 7, 1941.

Pearl Harbor Memorial Program Dec. 7

WHAT:            Pearl Harbor 72nd Anniversary Memorial Service   WHERE:          Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, Hangar Bay 3   WHEN:            Saturday, December 7th, 11am   DETAILS:        This service, sponsored by VFW Post 10624 Mt. Pleasant, is in memory of the 25 known men from South Carolina who gave their lives during the Japanese attack on [...]

2014 Boy Scout Leadership Summit

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Boy Scout Leadership Summit Aboard the USS YORKTOWN at Patriots Point on Charleston Harbor! Join Scout Leaders from throughout the Southeast on Saturday, January 25 from 11:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. for a full day of leadership development and community collaboration. During your visit, enjoy everything that Patriots Point has to offer: three remarkable vessels, historic [...]

Free Parking for Visitors Who Bring Cell Phone Donation

FREE PARKING FOR PATRIOTS POINT VISITORS  WHO BRING A CELL PHONE FOR SOLDIERS   Mount Pleasant, SC- Patriots Point and nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. are asking visitors to help troops call home by donating gently-used cellular phones. Although the military landscape is ever changing, as many as 290,000 troops are serving in the [...]

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 yorktowncv10association@gmail.com 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 [...]