• 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|
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.

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 27
Living History Day: 1st Maryland, Southern Campaign. This Continental unit will demonstrate 18th century miliary life and give weapons firing demonstrations at 10:30, 11:45, 1:30, and 2:45.

October 4-5
Living History Encampment: American Civilian Colonial Interpreters will demonstrate 18th century domestic skills such as cooking and sewing at Cowpens National Battlefield.

October 3-7
Revolutionary War Weekend:
A series of Revolutionary War activities at Walnut Grove Plantation, Cowpens National Battlefield, and Kings Mountain National Military Park. Click here for schedule. Schedule is subject to change.

October 6
Outdoor Drama -
The Night before Kings Mountain, 6:00 pm behind the visitor center

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?

small arms fire

The range of the American long rifle is approximately 250 yards. The range of the smooth bore musket is approximately 50 yards.