Blacksburg in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Col. Asbury Coward
Soldier - Patriot - Educator
Col. Asbury Coward
President, Kings Mountain Centennial Association, 1880.
Acknowledged, inspirational force in
perpetuating the glory and importance of the
Battle of Kings Mountain
Erected by Kings Mountain Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
North South Carolina
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 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
Location. 35° 8.455′ N, 81° 22.975′ 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. The Battle of Kings Mountain Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Loyal Carolina Men (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caught in a CrossfireIn Honor of the Three Known African American Patriots (about 500 feet away); Americans in Redcoats (about 500 feet away); Charging Cold Steel - Three Times (about 600 feet away); Drive the Enemy (about 600 feet away); Presidential Recognition (about 800 feet 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 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Kings Mountain National Military Park, Historic Resource Study, National Park Service. (Submitted on September 9, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,032 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 4. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5. submitted on February 13, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.