Cowpens National Battlefield Reopens to Visitors
Gaffney, SC – Cowpens National Battlefield re-opens to visitors today. Visitors can access public areas and roads immediately while facilities and other public services are brought back online. Cowpens National Battlefield has been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations.
“We are excited happy to be back at work and welcome visitors to Cowpens National Battlefield,” said Superintendent John Slaughter “Autumn is a particularly special season to enjoy all that the park has to offer.”
The Visitor Center will be open from 9:00 – 5:00, and the loop road and picnic area will be open from 8:00 – 4:30.
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Did You Know?
The Battle of Cowpens, fought by the Americans and British on January 17, 1781, lasted less than an hour.