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In Honor of the Three Known African American Patriots

 
 
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National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 28, 2019
1. In Honor of the Three Known African American Patriots Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of
the three known African American patriots
and others who participated in the
Battle of Kings Mountain

Esaias Bowman
John Brody
Andrew Ferguson

Marker placed by
The Col. Frederick Hambright Chapter, NSDAR
October 7, 2016

 
Erected 2016 by The Col. Frederick Hambright Chapter, NSDAR.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 8.403′ N, 81° 23.059′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, South Carolina, in Cherokee County. Memorial can be reached from Battleground Road (State Highway 705) 0.6 miles east of Piedmont Road, on the left when traveling east. Exit rear of Visitor Center and walk along paved path for 0.4 miles northwest to reach the marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2625 Park Road, 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. Americans in Redcoats (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of Kings Mountain Monument (about 400 feet away,
In Honor of the Three Known African American Patriots Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 28, 2019
2. In Honor of the Three Known African American Patriots Marker
measured in a direct line); Drive the Enemy (about 400 feet away); Col. Asbury Coward (about 500 feet away); Charging Cold Steel - Three Times (about 500 feet away); Presidential Recognition (about 600 feet away); President Hoover (about 600 feet away); Loyal Carolina Men (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marker to African Americans. Kings Mountain Herald (7/6/16) (Submitted on August 14, 2019.) 

2. Kings Mountain National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on August 15, 2019.) 

3. Kings Mountain National Military Park, Historic Resource Study, National Park Service. (Submitted on September 9, 2019.)
 
Categories. African AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2019. This page has been viewed 131 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2019. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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