Yorktown Day Celebration | October 18-19, 2019 | Yorktown, VA


Special Crew Events - Agenda

York County Historical Museum - Basement of York Hall

Friday, October 18, 2019 see event itinerary above

  • We are donating CG-48 memorabilia to the museum that displays and houses Ms. Mary's "Tin Man," which was created and presented to her by Plankowners
  • Wreath laying at Nick and Ms. Mary's grave site ( with revolutionary honor guard)
  • Crew volunteers to "man the museum" and answer questions by visiting public
  • Additional information pending ...

Yorktown Victory Celebration Dinner

Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 1830 - 2200, American Revolution Museum

  • $55 per person (cash bar)
  • Civilian, Coat and Tie or Military, Class A Service Dress

Hors d'oeuvres, Mixed Green Salad, Grilled Chicken Rockefeller, Herb Roasted New Potatoes, and Green Bean Bundle.

Vegetarian option: vegetable Kabobs with tomato sauce over rice pilaf.

Mini English Trifle with Fresh Berries or Nut and Gluten Free Brownie.

The Custom House Garden

Hosted by the Comte de Grasse Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution*

Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 0800 *

  • Elegant Coffee Reception and Finger foods
  • CG-48 Crew Invitation  - Free

0900 - Yorktown Crew Parade Assembly

  • Casual Dress
  • Walking with Banner & Ships Flag

1230 - 1400 - The Custom House Garden *

  • $35 per person (cash bar)
  • Casual Dress

Hotel Accommodations

Best Price and Location we can get for out of town Shipmates

Hampton Inn-Newport News/Yorktown

151 Ottis Street, Newport News, VA 23602

PHONE: (757) 989-8977 

$108/night  includes taxes for USS Yorktown Crewmen

20-30 minutes or 15 miles from Yorktown, VA  Activities

Parking for Shipmates in Yorktown