• 18th century tents are set up in a lane.


    National Battlefield South Carolina

Cowpens Event Archives

Please click on the links below to read about a previous event.

September 13
Living History Day: SC Rangers encampment. The SC Rangers portray the militia and ranging units on the frontier of the south from the 1740s - 1780s. They will have weapons firing demonstrations at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30.

September 6-7
Living History Weekend The Upper Broad Regiment, loyalist reenactors, will demonstrate 18th-century campfire cooking, military and civilian camps, and different backcountry operations. They will give weapons firing demonstrations at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30.

May 19 Bird Walk. Leaves the Visitor Center at 9:00.

May 26 - 27 Hesse Kassel Jaeger Korps Living History Weekend

May 27 Sunday in the Park: Family activities at the Robert Scruggs House.

June 2 National Trails Day

June 2 - 3 1st Maryland Southern Campaign Living History Weekend

January 14 - 15, 2012 231st Battle Anniversary Celebration Click here for details. Schedule is subject to change.

January 7, 2012 Race for the Grasshopper 1 mile fun run and 5K Run/Walk Course USATF Certified

November 20, 2011 Backcountry Holiday at the Robert Scruggs House 1:30 - 4:00

November 5, 2011 Guided bird walk. Leaves Visitor Center at 8:00 a.m.

October 8, 2011 Guided bird walk. Leaves Visitor Center at 8:00 a.m.

October 6, 2011 "Night before Kings Mountain" dramatic presentation 6:00 - 7:00

July 2 Fireworks and Family Fun - Battlefield walks, 18th century weapons firing demonstrations, activities for children, music, and fireworks. For more information, see our detailed schedule.

May 7 - 8 Living History Weekend - Hesse Kassel Jaeger Korps

230th Battle Annivesary, January 15 - 16, 2011

January 17 - 18, 2009 228th Battle Anniversary

August 23-24, 2008 Founders Day Weekend

July 5, 2008 Fireworks and Family Fun

March 22, 2008 Women's History Month

January 19-20, 2008, Battle Anniversary Celebration

November 9-10, 2007, Cavalry Conference

October 6, 2007, 'Twas the Night Before Kings Mountain

November 22
Backcountry Holiday - Visit the Scruggs House from 2:00 - 4:00 and learn how winter holidays were celebrated during colonial times.

Did You Know?

Morgan Medal

Of the 11 medals awarded to veterans of the American Revolution, three of them were awarded for the Battle of Cowpens: Daniel Morgan, John Eager Howard, and William Washington.