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Blacksburg in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

President Hoover

 
 
President Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 29, 2009
1. President Hoover Marker
Inscription.  
On this Site
President Hoover
Addressed an audience of 75,000
at the Celebration of the
Sesqui Centennial
of the Battle of Kings Mountain
Oct. 7, 1930

 
Erected by Kings Mountain Chapter D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #31 Herbert Hoover series lists.
 
Location. 35° 8.477′ N, 81° 23.136′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, South Carolina, in York County. Marker can be reached from Kings Mountain Park Road, on the right when traveling east. Located along a 1.5 mile walking trail around the Kings Mountain Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg SC 29702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presidential Recognition (a few steps from this marker); Drive the Enemy (within shouting distance of this marker); Charging Cold Steel - Three Times (within shouting distance of this marker); British Route of March
President Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 29, 2009
2. President Hoover Marker
(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Honor of the Three Known African American Patriots (about 600 feet away); Americans in Redcoats (about 600 feet away); The Battle of Kings Mountain Monument (about 700 feet away); Be Your Own Officer (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kings Mountain Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Kings Mountain National Military Park, Historic Resource Study, National Park Service. (Submitted on September 9, 2019.)
3. Kings Mountain National Military Park, National Park Service. (Submitted on September 9, 2019.)
 
President Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. President Hoover Marker
Two markers for President Hoover are found at this location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on October 20, 2018, by Bruce Guthrie of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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