The National Society Sons of the American Revolution,
The Kings Mountain Chapter, North Carolina SAR, and,
The Daniel Morgan Chapter, South Carolina SAR,
Invite you to attend
The 238th Anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain
SAR, DAR, C.A.R. and other patriotic and lineage societies & chapters are invited to participate in a formal wreath laying ceremony at the United States’ Monument. Participants presenting a wreath must deliver it to the Visitors Center no later than 9:30 am on October 7th for labeling and transportation to the monument. Transportation will be provided for those needing assistance to the monument. Continental, militia or period attire is encouraged.
Please complete and return the registration form provided on the following page and no later than Saturday, September 22nd for the registration to be included in the printed program. Registration forms should be returned to SARKingsMountainEvent@gmail.com.
Questions about the event can be directed to SARKingsMountainEvent@gmail.com.
The Courtyard by Marriott located at 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303 is the official hotel for the 2018 Kings Mountain anniversary. A room rate of $99.00 plus tax is available. The hotel can be reached at 864-585-2400. Book your special $99 hotel room rate here.
The deadline for making a reservation at this rate is September 21, 2018. Additional hotels are available in Gaffney, SC, Gastonia, NC or Kings Mountain, NC.
Directions to Kings Mountain National Military Park (The park is located on South Carolina Highway 216)
– From Spartanburg, SC, take Interstate 85 NORTH to North Carolina Exit #2 and turn RIGHT. The Visitors Center is located approximately 5 miles on the left.
– From Charlotte, NC, take Interstate 85 SOUTH to North Carolina Exit #2 and turn LEFT. The Visitors Center is located approximately 5 miles on the left.
Calendar of Events
Saturday, October 6th
2:30-3:30pm – OFNA Meeting at Courtyard by Marriott, 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, SC
3:30-4:30pm – South Atlantic District, SAR Meeting Courtyard by Marriott, 110 Mobile Dr., Spartanburg, SC
4:30-5:30pm – Reception at Courtyard by Marriott, sponsored by Kings Mountain Chapter, NCSSAR
6:00pm – “The Night before Kings Mountain”
Cowpens National Battlefield, 4001 Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC
Presented by the Overmountain Victory Trail Association
Sunday, October 7th
9:30am – Deadline for delivery of wreaths to Kings Mountain Visitors Center
11:00am – Wreath Laying Ceremony at the United States Monument
3:00pm – Arrival of the Overmountain Victory Trail Marchers / Commemoration Ceremony
Registration forms should be returned to SARKingsMountainEvent@gmail.com. Deadline for registration so that it will appear in the printed program is Saturday, September 22.