• 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?

climax of the Battle of Cowpens

The Battle of Cowpens, fought by the Americans and British on January 17, 1781, lasted less than an hour.