Posted by: Waring Hills | 27 October 2009

Veteran’s Day Week at Patriots Point 2009

From 07 November to 14 November there will be a plethora of events to celebrate and commemorate Veteran’s Day at Patriots Point, below is the schedule for Veteran’s Day week.

Saturday, November 7

Living History Groups onboard the ships at Patriots Point

Vintage Vehicles from the SC Military Vehicle Preservation Club on display, landside 9:00am until 4:00pm

VFW and Wando High ROTC will be in the pavilion area for “Buddy Poppies” 10:00am – 1:00pm

Sunday, November 8th

Vintage Military Vehicles from Patriots Point will participate in the Charleston Veteran’s Parade @ 2:00 pm, landside Dress Line Up @ 10:30am at Patriots Point

Tuesday, November 10th

Recognition of the US Marine Corp Anniversary

Wednesday, November 11th

“Welcome Veterans” – Converse with a Curator and Displays on WWI, Hangar Bay III 9:00am until 4:00pm

Submarine Vets Memorial Dedication Ceremony -the new WWII Submarine Veterans memorial will be dedicated at the Submarine Cold War Memorial site on Patriots Point by the United States Submarine Veterans Incorporated (USSVI) Charleston Base at 2:00pm.

Saturday, November 14th

Honor Events – Honor Welcome/Honor Landing/Honor Briefing, Hangar Bay I and Hangar Bay III on the Yorktown.

Invitation Only @ 11:00am

Public @ 12 noon

Patriots Point Living History Detachment & Military Vintage Vehicle Display – Converse with a Curator and Displays on WWI,
9:00am until 4:00pm, landside and shipside

Admission and Parking Information

Normal Admission and Parking Fees and Hours apply for all scheduled events Saturday, the 7th through Tuesday, the 10th.

Wednesday, the 11th

Veterans and one guest are admitted free of charge. All others, normal admission fees apply.  Normal Parking fees apply all day.  Guest should state they are a Veteran for free admission.

Saturday, the 14th “Honor Events”

EVERYONE receives free admission from 9am until 12noon. After 12 noon, normal admission fees apply.  Normal parking fees apply all day.

Invitation Only                Honor Welcome (Guest list or invitation) 11:00 – 11:45am

Open to the Public          Honor Landing Ceremony 12:00 – 12:30pm

Open to the Public          Honor Briefing (Meet and Greet with Invited WWII Vets) 12:30 – 1:30pm



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