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Aug 04

The "Middies" are coming!

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 7:23 PM by sjohnson sjohnson


Freeport is honored to host the 16th Annual United States Annapolis Naval Academy’s Sail Training Squadron this year from Friday, August 8th to Monday, August 11th.  Four single-mast sailing vessels will arrive early Friday morning at approximately 9:00 a.m. and spend the weekend docked at the Nautical Mile Esplanade on Woodcleft Avenue. On Saturday, August 9th and Sunday, August 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the sailboats will available for photo’s and tours conducted by the midshipmen, who will provide details regarding the Naval Academy’s four year college program. 

We hope you can join us as we make this annual visit a memorable occasion for these young men and women who are preparing to serve our country in the military.