• 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

March 15-16
Living History Weekend:
Upper Broad Regiment encampment. The Upper Broad Regiment is a group of 18th Century Loyalist reenactors. They will have weapons firing demonstrations at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30 on both Saturday and Sunday.

March 16
Book Signing:
John Buchanan, author of The Road to Guilford Courthouse, Visitor Center 3:00 - 4:45.

April 26
Junior Ranger Day:
Family activities wehre youth can earn a special Junior Ranger Day patch. Visitor Center, 10:00 - 2:00.

April 26-27
Living History Weekend:
North Carolina Highland Regiment/71st Highlander encampment. The NCHR portrays the 71st Highlanders who fought at the Battle of Cowpens. They will have weapons firing demonstrations at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30 on both Saturday and Sunday.

June 7-8
Living History Weekend:
1st Maryland, Southern Campaign encampment. The 1st Maryland, Southern Campaign portrays Continental soldiers who fought at the Battle of Cowpens. They will have weapons firing demonstrations at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30 on both Saturday and Sunday.

June 28
Scholar Series:
Lecture by Bert Dunkerly, author of Women of the American Revolution: Braverly and Sacrifice on the Southern Battlefields. Visitor Center, 10:30.

July 5
Celebration of Freedom:
Patriotic activities and concert. Complete schedule will be available by mid-June.

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

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?

John Eager Howard

Baltimore, Maryland is built on land once owned by Lieutenant Colonel John Eager Howard, Continental commander at the Battle of Cowpens.