On to Victory and Independence!
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.
Did You Know?
Gunpowder for the patriots in the Kings Mountain campaign was supplied by Mary Patton, the owner and manager of a gunpowder mill located near present-day Elizabethton.