• Roaring Creek viewshed in North Carolina looking east at about 4,600 feet elevation.

    Overmountain Victory

    National Historic Trail NC,SC,TN,VA

Our Partners

Overmountain Victory Trail Association

 
People in period costume firing muskets while standing in the Watauga River

The Overmountain Victory Trail Association (OVTA) consists of private citizens who support the trail and its many stories. Begun in 1975, the organization lobbied to have the trail created in 1980 and continues to work with the National Park Service and its many partners on projects and activities along the route.

 
 

Did You Know?

OVNHT in Elkin, NC

Gunpowder for the patriots in the Kings Mountain campaign was supplied by Mary Patton, the owner and manager of a gunpowder mill located near present-day Elizabethton.