Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks in South Carolina

Map of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution parks in South Carolina
Kings Mountain National Military Park is part of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks in South Carolina, an administrative group of parks that also includes Cowpens National Battlefield, Ninety Six National Historic Site, and the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail.

Each park tells its own piece of the overall Southern Campaign story, where the military events that took place in the Carolinas substantially influenced the eventual American victory in the Revolution.
 
Walking trail with a sign in the left foregroun

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

Stretching 330 miles through four states (Virginia, Tennessee, North and South Carolina) the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail traces the route used by patriot militia during the pivotal Kings Mountain campaign of 1780. Follow the campaign by utilizing a Commemorative Motor Route which uses existing state highways marked with the distinctive trail logo, or 87 miles of walkable pathways. Learn more.

 
The Battle of Cowpens by Charles McBarron

Cowpens National Battlefield

A pasturing area at the time of the battle, this Revolutionary War site commemorates the place where Daniel Morgan and his army turned the flanks of Banastre Tarleton's British army. This classic military tactic, known as a double envelopment, was one of only a few in history. Learn more.

 
Documenting the 1781 Kosciuszko mine

Ninety Six National Historic Site

Here settlers struggled against the harsh backcountry to survive. Cherokee Indians hunted and fought to keep their land, two towns and a trading post were formed and abandoned to the elements. Two Revolutionary War battles that claimed over 100 lives took place at this location. Learn more.

Last updated: July 22, 2021

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2625 Park Road
Blacksburg , SC 29702

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864 936-7921

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