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"The turn of the tide of success"

Thomas Jefferson called it "The turn of the tide of success." The battle of Kings Mountain, fought October 7th, 1780, 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 1780. The park preserves the site of this important battle.


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Prescribed Fire Program

Kings Mountain National Military Park began a new era in natural and cultural resource management in April 2000 with the beginning of the park's prescribed fire program.
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2625 Park Rd
Blacksburg, SC 29702

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(864) 936-7921

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(864) 936-9897

Climate

Winters are mild with the lowest temperatures generally in the 20's. Summers are hot and humid with high temperatures in the 90's.
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1815 stone chronicle marker and the new stone Chronicle marker

Did You Know?
Kings Mountain NMP has the second oldest Revolutionary War Monument in the nation. It is the 1815 Chronicle Marker located on the battlefield. Several veterans of the battle dedicated it.

Last Updated: January 29, 2010 at 11:53 EST