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Kings Mountain National Military Park

Susan Hart Vincent

Kings Mountain National Military Park

cultural landscape report

by Susan Hart Vincent

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Published by Cultural Resources Division, Southeast Regional Office, National Park Service in [Atlanta, Ga.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape assessment -- South Carolina -- Blacksburg,
  • Historic sites -- South Carolina -- Blacksburg,
  • King"s Mountain, Battle of, S.C., 1780,
  • Kings Mountain National Military Park (S.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Hart Vincent.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. Southeast Regional Office. Cultural Resources Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17743927M
    OCLC/WorldCa55484325

    The Battle of Kings Mountain was a military engagement between Patriot and Loyalist militias in South Carolina during the Southern Campaign of the American Revolutionary War, resulting in a decisive victory for the battle took place on October 7, , 9 miles (14 km) south of the present-day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina in what is now rural Cherokee County, South Location: Kings Mountain, South Carolina.   Kris White and Garry Adelman discuss a turning point in the Revolutionary War at Kings Mountain and the defeat of Patrick Ferguson and his British troops in .

    Kings Mountain was the sight of an important revolutionary war battle which Thomas Jefferson called “the turn of the tide of success.” The 16 mile loop trail, one of the longest single trails in the area, travels through both the state park and the adjacent National Military Park. Kings Mountain National Military Park honors the men who died fighting for America's independence. The Battle of Kings Mountain took place on October 7, and is often referred to as the turning point of the American Revolution.

    At 4, acres, it's one of the largest national military parks in the United States and one of just two Revolutionary War national military parks. Significance of Park: The park was created in to preserve the battlefield where patriot forces attacked the loyalists on Oct. 7, , in the battle at Kings Mountain. An Administrative History of Kings Mountain National Military Park, (U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Southeast Region, ) Eury, Claude A. “Kings Mountain Battleground And Its Old And New Monuments,” The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), Aug , 6.


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Thomas Jefferson called it "The turn of the tide of success." The battle of Kings Mountain, fought October 7th,was an important American victory during the Revolutionary War. The battle was the first major patriot victory to occur after the British invasion of Charleston, SC in May The park preserves the site of this important battle.

A portion of America's National Parks proceeds are returned to the park. America's National Parks is Kings Mountain National Military Park's cooperating association. Cooperating associations are (c)(3) not-for-profit organizations that help the National Park Service (NPS) meet its educational and interpretive mission.

Kings Mountain National Military Park, Blacksburg: Address, Phone Number, Kings Mountain National Military Park Reviews: /5 there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. All reviews turning point american revolution visitor center kings mountain gift shop paved path minute film strenuous walk /5().

Kings Mountain National Military Park, Blacksburg, SC. 9, likes talking about this. Kings Mountain National Military Park preserves and commemorates the site of the October 7, Followers: 10K.

Fought October 7,the Kings Mountain conflict was an important American victory during the Revolutionary War. Kings Mountain National Military Park commemorates this pivotal and significant victory which destroyed the left wing of Cornwallis' army and effectively ended Loyalist ascendance in.

Kings Mountain, National Military Park, South Carolina "*GPO: / Reprinted " Title from panel. Title from panel. Includes text, ancillary map, and ill. UPDATE: Kings Mountain National Military Park is Modifying Operations to Implement Health Guidance.

Kings Mountain NMP, in response to CDC guidance, is announcing additional modifications to operations to support federal, state, and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID).

From here, you can visit Kings Mountain National Military Park and Crowder’s Mountain State Park. While you’re here, check out the living history farm, which replicates a 19th-century farm. Features include a barn, a cotton gin, a blacksmith and a weaving shop.

Tours are self-guided, and volunteer demonstrations are occasionally scheduled %(4). Find and book a hotel with a gym in Kings Mountain National Military Park from just $45/night. On you can easily see hotels and find the ideal hotel by reading some of our reviews for Kings Mountain National Military Park hotels with a gym.

The most popular hotels in Kings Mountain National Military Park with a gym are: 1. Type "Kings Mountain National Military Park" into Google Maps (the Visitor Center is a mile or two up the road from where this takes you—just keep driving and you'll see it) 2.

BONUS: Call in advance to find out when the next monthly "revolutionary encampment" (actors dressed in costume) is being staged and time your visit for then. Kings Mountain National Military Park – VSP Visitor Study MayVisitor Services Project Kings Mountain National Military Park Report Summary • This report describes the results of a visitor study at Kings Mountain National Military Park (NMP) during MayA total of questionnaires were distributed to visitor groups.

Kings Mountain National Military Park, Blacksburg, SC. 9, likes talking about this. Kings Mountain National Military Park preserves and commemorates the site of the October 7, Followers: K.

A big, hilly, woodsy park with lots to do, Kings Mountain State Park has been a regional favorite for generations. Built originally by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the s, Kings Mountain has miles of trails, equestrian facilities, a primitive group camping area, two group camps, campgrounds, two fishing lakes with boat rentals and the popular Living History Farm.

The farm is a. Kings Mountain Chronicle Marker. Kings Mountain National Military Park, Blacksburg (SC) Controversies: The National Park Service has noted conflicting dates regarding the marker's construction and dedication.

The alternate date isaround the same time the Centennial Monument was erected. Tenth in the atmospheric Ballad series by Appalachian author McCrumb, this meticulously detailed retelling of the battle at King’s Mountain, North Carolina, in October lacks some of the emotional impact of her other novels, favoring instead a richly described portrait of landscape, weather, and battle strategy on the way to the tragic fight that marked a turning point in the American /5().

Kings Mountain State Park, Blacksburg: Hours, Address, Kings Mountain State Park Reviews: 4/5. there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Kings Mountain National Military Park () 3 mi. Historic Sites.

Reviews 4 4/5(). Our guide to Kings Mountain National Military Park gives you expert recommendations on the best attractions, restaurants, hotels, and more. Find hotels near Kings Mountain National Military Park, USA online.

Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs. The Piedmont’s Kings Mountain State Park has miles of forested trails perfect for supreme Kings Mountain hiking, two fishing lakes, and sits adjacent to Kings Mountain National Military Park, one of many national park Revolutionary War sites.

Local crowds flock to the park during regularly scheduled special events, especially every November. About Kings Mountain National Military Park South of the town of Kings Mountain, N.C., off I, is Kings Mountain National Military Park, one of the largest military parks in the United States.

Spreading across York and Cherokee counties in South Carolina, this 3,acre area is a. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Kings Mountain National Military Park, South Carolina by George C. Mackenzie - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.Step back in time at the Kings Mountain Historical Museum, featuring revolving exhibits and programs throughout the year. Take in picturesque views at Crowders Mountain State Park or explore the Kings Mountain National Military Park, where United States history comes alive/5(94).Description: Constructed of white granite from the Mount Airy quarry in North Carolina, the U.S.

Monument towers 83 feet high above Battleground Ridge and rests on a two-stepped marble base (16' x 3" squared). The interior of the obelisk is hollow, and the white marble bricks are contrasted against dark mortar.

The diagonals of the obelisk roughly correspond to the four cardinals of the compass.