Battle of 96

Fee: Free.


Dates & Times

Date:

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Time:

9:00 AM

Duration:

6 hours

Type of Event

Children’s Program
Cultural/Craft Demonstration
Guided Tour
Living History
Talk

Description

On November 19, 1775, a 3 day battle broke out between the loyalist forces of Captain Patrick Cunningham and Major Joseph Robinson and the Patriot James Birmingham. This battle brought the Revolutionary War to the South Carolina backcountry as the first southern land battled of the Revolutionary War. 

Join us as we honor those who fought in this battle on Saturday November 16, and Sunday November 17, 2019. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Scheduled activities will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, and 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday.  The Visitor Center will be open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm both days.

Saturday Schedule
9:00 am – Camp Opens
10:00 am – “Battle of 96” Guided Battlefield Tour – meet outside the visitor center
10:30 am – Small Arms Weapons Demonstration
11:30 am – Colonial Music Sing Along – at the cabin
12:00 pm – “War Comes to the Backcountry” Ranger Talk – In the theater
1:00 pm – Small Arms Weapons Demonstration
2:00 pm – Colonial Music Concert – at the cabin
2:30 pm – “Battle of 96” Guided Battlefield Tour
3:30 pm – Small Arms Weapons Demonstration
4:00 pm – Camp Closes

Saturday Children's Activities
10:00-11:00 Tricorn Hats
11:00 Wooden Dummy Gun Drill
12:00-1:00 Quill Writing
1:30 Wooden Dummy Gun Drill
2:30-3:30 Powder Horns

Sunday Schedule
10:00 am – Camp Opens
10:00 am – “War Comes to the Backcountry” Ranger Talk – In the theater
12:00 pm – Small Arms Weapons Demonstration
12:30 pm – Colonial Music Concert – at the cabin
1:30 pm – “Battle of 96” Guided Battlefield Tour – meet outside the visitor center
2:45 pm – Small Arms Weapons Demonstration
3:00 pm – Camp Closes

Sunday Children's Activities
11:00-12:00 Powder Horns
1:00-2:00 Tricorn Hats
2:00 Wooden Dummy Gun Drill

Reservation or Registration: No