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

    Cowpens

    National Battlefield South Carolina

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 11/17/2012, 11/18/2012

    Location: Visitor Center and Scruggs House | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: FREE! Contact Name: Rhonda Gossett Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 864-461-2828

Looking for a unique Christmas card this year? At our Backcountry Holiday on November 18, children will have an opportunity to dress in colonial clothes for a wonderful holiday photo opportunity. Be sure to bring your cameras. Held on the weekend of November 17-18th, the event will include the American Colonial Civilian Interpreters, who will cook a traditional Christmas meal over an open fire and make period-appropriate wreathes, swags, and other decorations from10:00 - 4:30 on Saturday, November 17 and 9:30 - 11:30 on Sunday, November 18 behind the visitor center. Visitors are invited to participate in making their own Christmas decorations from natural items such as vines and pine cones. From 1:30 - 4:00 on Sunday, November 18, park staff and volunteers will bring the 1828 Robert Scruggs house to life with family activities such as dipping candles and making sachets.