Special Events

Costumed interpreters as Continental Army
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Programs and Special Events

Park Ranger leads group of visitors into a tree line
Park Ranger begins battlefield walk.

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Ranger-led Programs

*Ranger-led programs are offered on Saturdays and Sundays when staffing and weather permits.

Meet behind the Visitor Center at the benches. Ranger programs (presented by rangers or volunteers) discuss the history of the Battle of Cowpens and the development of Cowpens National Battlefield. Please check with staff for program times. Ranger talks are 30 minutes and require limited walking. Ranger walks (Battlefield Walks) are 60 minutes and require walking for a prolonged period.
Living historian fires a musket
Living historian fires a musket.

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MUSKET DEMONSTRATIONS (30 Minutes) 11:30 am and 1:00 pm.
Held on the first and third Saturday of the month. Talk with a living historian dressed in 18th century clothing and watch them fire a musket! Program is offered behind the Visitor Center when weather and staffing permits.

Please note: Musket demonstrations will not be offered on Saturday, June 15 because of the Legacy of the Cowpens event. On Saturday, July 6, we will host historic weapons demonstrations at 11:45 am and 1:45 pm for the Celebration of Freedom event.

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Trail marker for Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail.

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Discover programs and events at Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail.

Last updated: June 2, 2024

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Mailing Address:

Cowpens National Battlefield
338 New Pleasant Road

Gaffney, SC 29341


864 461-2828

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