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1:36 am on Thursday January 3, 2013

'Pay What You Can' weekend at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Image by Patriots PointPatriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will offer its "Pay What You Can" Weekend on January 5 and 6.  Normal parking and admission fees will be waived and visitors will be invited to explore the museum for any price they...
10:45 pm on Saturday November 10, 2012

Carrier Classic basketball tournament cancelled early after moist conditions

Image by Still image by U.S. NavyThe much anticipated pair of basketball games atop the World War II-era aircraft carrier Yorktown were due to be played Friday, but were canceled mid-run after court was simply too wet and wouldn't dry. The Carrier...
1:24 am on Tuesday October 16, 2012

Carrier Classic basketball tournament coming to the Yorktown on November 9

Image by U.S. Navy The University of North Carolina basketball team practices in the basketball arena on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Carl Vinson is hosting Michigan State University and the University of...
12:38 am on Wednesday October 10, 2012

Yorktown goes pink again for breast cancer

Image by Patriots PointThe USS Yorktown has gone pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the second year in a row, lights on the flight deck of the ship will turn the "Fighting Lady" pink each evening throughout October. From the...
1:59 am on Thursday August 2, 2012

Patriots Point pitches $100 million Medal of Honor Museum

Yesterday leaders of the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum announced plans to build a $100 million national attraction that would help revive the ailing historical destination: a much expanded Medal of Honor Museum. Currently a Medal of Honor...
4:37 pm on Saturday November 15, 2008

A fuss over charging vets for Veterans Day festivities

Image by Flickr user Peter GeneImage by 20081115-yorktown.jpg There's a dustup after the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum (that's where the aircraft carrier Yorktown is for all of you unfamiliar folks) decided to charge full $15 admission...
2:51 am on Wednesday September 10, 2008

Patriots Point's USS Laffey getting repairs

Image by Flickr user allygirl520Image by 20080910repairs.jpg Some of the USS Laffey's former crew members are returning to their ship not simply to pay homage, but to repair the ship. Here's a bit about the ship anchored at Patriots Point from...
4:01 am on Monday June 16, 2008

Patriots Point sees jump in visitors

Image by flickr user Peter GeneImage by yorktown.jpg The aircraft carrier Yorktown is one of the biggest draws at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant. The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant saw more...
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