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

    Cowpens

    National Battlefield South Carolina

Things To Do

Children's games and toys at the Scruggs House

 

Upcoming Events

July 5

Celebration of Freedom - Download printable schedule
9:30 1.25 mile Ranger-guided battlefield walk - 1 hour.
9:45 Ranger Talk: Southern Campaign - 20 minutes - Program Tent
10:15 Weapons firing demonstration
10:30 1.25 mile Ranger-guided battlefield walk - 1 hour.
11:00 Superintendent's welcome, reading of the Declaration of Independence, and flag folding ceremony.
11:30 1.25 mile Ranger-guided battlefield walk - 1 hour.
11:45 Dr. Bill Brockington talk: Are they Scotch-Irish or Scots-Irish? - Program Tent
12:15 Weapons firing demonstration
12:30 1.25 mile Ranger-guided battlefield walk - 1 hour.
12:45 Ranger Talk: Southern Campaign - 20 minutes - Program Tent
1:15 Weapons firing demonstration
1:30 Battlefield walk led by Dr. Bill Brockington
2:15 Weapons firing demonstration
2:30 1.25 mile Ranger-guided battlefield walk - 1 hour.
2:45 Marilyn McMinn-McCredie:
Stories, hammer dulcimer music, and 18th century children's games - Program Tent
3:15 Weapons firing demonstration
3:30 1.25 mile Ranger-guided battlefield walk - 1 hour.
3:45 Ranger Talk: Southern Campaign - 20 minutes - Program Tent

Children's Activities - Children's Tent
11:00 - 12:00 Quill pen writing
12:00 - 1:00 Cartridge Rolling
1:00 - 2:00 Sachets
2:00 - 3:00 Whirligigs
3:00 - 4:00 Spinners

August 16
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 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.

October 4-6
Revolutionary War Weekend: A series of Revolutionary War activities at Walnut Grove Plantation, Cowpens National Battlefield, and Kings Mountain National Military Park. Complete schedule will be available by mid-September.

October 6
Outdoor Drama - The Night before Kings Mountain

October 18
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.

Save the date!
January 17-18,2015
Anniversary Celebration: Includes 18th century military and civilian encampment, weapons firing demonstrations, and author lectures.

Click here to read about previous events.

Did You Know?

USS Cowpens, CVL-25 and CG-63

Two ships were named for the Battle of Cowpens, CVL-25, a WWII light aircraft carrier, and CG-63, a guided missile cruiser.