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Kings Mountain in Cleveland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Kings Mountain Battleground

 
 
Kings Mountain Battelground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 29, 2009
1. Kings Mountain Battelground Marker
Inscription.  Scene of Decisive British defeat, Oct. 7, 1780. Seven miles south in S.C. National Park
 
Erected 1936 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number O-1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 35° 14.445′ N, 81° 20.666′ W. Marker is in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, in Cleveland County. Marker is on South Battleground Avenue (North Carolina Route 216) near West King Street (North Carolina Route 74). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kings Mountain NC 28086, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Kings Mountain (here, next to this marker); William Andrew Mauney House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Patriots Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Academy (approx. 3.4 miles away); King's Pinnacle (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker
Kings Mountain Battelground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 29, 2009
2. Kings Mountain Battelground Marker
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also named Kings Mountain Battleground (approx. 5.7 miles away); Dickey / Sherer Home (approx. 6.4 miles away in South Carolina); Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park (approx. 6.7 miles away in South Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kings Mountain.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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