Celebrate Flag Day on the Yorktown

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014

This Saturday, June 14, the Knights of Columbus will celebrate Flag Day by holding a special ceremony on the flight deck of the USS Yorktown. The ceremony will start at 9 a.m. and will last about 30 minutes. It will include the Boy Scouts and Mount Pleasant Councilman Mark Smith.

Councilman Smith will read a proclamation recognizing the 60th anniversary of the addition of “Under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance. A flag will also be properly folded with the meaning of each of the folds explained.

Those who attend Saturday’s ceremony will be required to pay for admission to the museum and $5 parking. For more information about the Flag Day ceremony, please contact Chris Hauff at 843-881-5984 or by email at chauff@patriotspoint.org.


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