Celebration of Freedom at Cowpens National Battlefield
GAFFNEY, SC – Cowpens National Battlefield invites you to celebrate our nation's independence with a day of free, special programs on Saturday, July 6. The event features guided battlefield walks, Revolutionary War musket and cannon firing demonstrations, children's programs, and a concert from 3:00-4:30 by the Spartanburg Community Band. The Visitor Center and park will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cowpens National Battlefield, a unit of the National Park Service, is located at 4001 Chesnee Highway, Gaffney, SC 29341. It commemorates a decisive American victory over regular British forces. The battle helped turn the tide of war in the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. The park is open daily from 9:00-5:00 except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Days. For more information, call (864) 461-2828 or visit us on the Web at www.nps.gov/cowp/.
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.
Did You Know?
Revolutionary War soldiers nailed heel plates such as these to their boots reinforcing the heel so they would not wear down as quickly as without them.