Kings Mountain National Military Park, Blacksburg

Kings Mountain National Military Park is a National Military Park near Blacksburg, South Carolina, along the North Carolina/South Carolina border. The park commemorates the Battle of Kings Mountain, a pivotal and significant victory by American Patriots over American Loyalists during the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. Thomas Jefferson considered the battle "The turn of the tide of success."
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  • We really enjoyed our visit; just wish more was open and available to see. Due to government restrictions, the museum, the buildings at the living history farm and many other aspects were not...  more »
  • Very interesting park about a battle that changed the tide of the American Revolution. Highly recommend watching the short movie before you walk the battlefield trail. It enhances and reinforces...  more »
  • The NPS does a good job detailing the story behind the battle and what led up to the engagement. But where the strongest marks come is actually walking the battlefield and the many trails around Kings Mountain; one can almost feel the wild frontier. I think here more than most battles we understand the influence of the frontier Militias in winning our independence.
  • Come prepared for a fantastic walk (on recently paved walkways!) through the forest to learn about the battle at Kings Mountain! The walk includes several "off the path" historical markers and National Park Service signage elements to help guide visitors and enthusiasts on the journey up to the monuments atop the hard-won mountain. Be sure to bring some water to keep refreshed, as the mid-summer heat can be quite draining, so stay hydrated as you hike the loop! Be sure to enjoy the Visitor Center where a small museum features artifacts from the battle, as well as a well-done documentary film about this history of this important turning poi t in the Revolutionary War. If you have questions about the site, the museum, or the history of the battle, ask the Park Rangers, they're great!
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