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

Col. Asbury Coward

Soldier - Patriot - Educator

 
 
Col. Asbury Coward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
1. Col. Asbury Coward Marker
Inscription.  
To honor
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.
 
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
Col. Asbury Coward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 29, 2009
2. Col. Asbury Coward Marker
a direct line); Caught in a Crossfire (about 500 feet away); In 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.)
 
Col. Asbury Coward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 29, 2009
3. Col. Asbury Coward Marker
Markers on the Battlefield Trail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
4. Markers on the Battlefield Trail
The Col. Asbury Coward marker is located near the Battle of Kings Mountain Monument, seen in the background.
Col. Asbury Coward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 14, 2010
5. Col. Asbury Coward Marker
 
 
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 986 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on February 13, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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Jun. 5, 2020