**EVENT CANCELED** This year’s commemoration of Alamance County’s three 1781 Revolutionary Battles: Pyle’s Defeat, Clapp’s Mill and Lindley’s Mill, and the Pre-Revolutionary May 16, 1771 Battle of Alamance have been canceled. Poster and Brochure Contest Still Occurring! The NC State poster contest judging normally held at the Patriots’ Day event will be impacted by this cancelation. […]
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 239th 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 21st for the registration to be included in the printed program. Registration forms should be returned to email@example.com.
Questions about the event can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Courtyard by Marriott located at 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303 is the official hotel for the 2019 Kings Mountain anniversary. A room of $105 plus tax is available. The hotel can be reached at 864-585-2400. Mention the SAR block of rooms.
The deadline for making a reservation at this rate is September 13, 2019. 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
Sunday, October 6th
TBA – OFNA Meeting at Courtyard by Marriott, 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, SC
4:00pm – South Atlantic District, SAR Meeting Courtyard by Marriott, 110 Mobile Dr., Spartanburg, SC
6:00pm – “The Night before Kings Mountain”
Cowpens National Battlefield, 4001 Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC
Presented by the Overmountain Victory Trail Association
Monday, 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 email@example.com. Deadline for registration so that it will appear in the printed program is Saturday, September 21st.