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On Thursday, May 31 Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum accepted a new six-person golf cart that was donated by the Patriots Point Foundation to the museum’s official foundation, the USS Yorktown Foundation.
The shuttle arrived at the museum in time for the start of the hot temperatures of the summer season. It will compliment Patriots Point’s shuttle and other electric vehicles in providing transportation for visitors traveling back and forth on the 200-yard pier where the USS Yorktown, USS Laffey and USS Clamagore are moored.
Each year more than 300,000 people visit Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.
About Patriots Point
Patriots Point, on the Charleston Harbor in Mount Pleasant, S.C., is home of Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum and a fleet of National Historic Landmark ships, and the only Vietnam Support Base Camp in the U.S. Patriots Point is also headquarters to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and the agency’s official Medal of Honor Museum. Visit www.patriotspoint.org for more details, or find us at @patriots_point on Twitter and Instagram, and Facebook at www.facebook.com/PatriotsPoint.org.
About the USS Yorktown Foundation
The USS Yorktown Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization is dedicated to raising funds to provide scholarships for educational programs at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, as well as supporting new exhibits, symposiums and special programs. The Foundation’s mission is “to cultivate a unique learning environment that connects generations by celebrating America’s history and its heroes, inspiring freedom, patriotism, leadership and service”. For more information, please visit www.USSYorktownFoundation.org or call 843.881.5925.