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The Revolutionary War in the SC Backcountry
May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, May 4 | Noon
“Patriot Victory at Kings Mountain”
The Backcountry of South Carolina was home to 112 Revolutionary War engagements, the greatest number in all of America. Beginning August 4, join battlefield preservationist and historian, Durant Ashmore, as he discusses these Revolutionary War events, on the first Wednesday of each month through August 2022.
“First Wednesdays” will be a year-long lecture series at the Upcountry History Museum. Field trips to various war sites will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on a Saturday following the lecture. The lecture series is included with general admission to the Museum, and there is no extra charge for Saturday field trips.
Kings Mountain field trip date is SUNDAY, MAY 8 at 2:00 p.m.
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.
Remaining Lecture Schedule – Noon
- May 4 – “Kings Mountain”
- Field Trip: May 7 – Kings Mountain State Park
- June 1 – “Cowpens”
- Field Trip: June 11 – Cowpens Battlefield
- July 6 – “Ninety Six”
- Field Trip: July 9 – Ninety Six Battlefield
- August 3 – “Hayes Station”
- Field Trip: August 6 – Hayes Station