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Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park

 
 
Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, May 14, 2010
1. Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park Marker
Inscription.  
Welcome to the Past!
In the future, how might people look back at your life? How would a "typical" home of the early 20th century be depicted? What other buildings would be needed to give a further picture of your daily existence? Questions like these shape the Living History Farm, where you can glimpse the world of a typical upcountry farmer of the 1800s.

Historians believe a farm once existed here, but today's site is no a re-creation. Instead it's a collection of buildings - some that pre-date the Civil War were moved to this location, others constructed by the park - which help reveal life on an 1800s farm and its surrounding community.
 
Erected by South Carolina State Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 35° 8.647′ N, 81° 20.167′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is on Camp Cherokee Road. Marker is located at the entrance of the reconstructed farm.
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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 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home Sweet Homeplace (within shouting distance of this marker); A Valuable Resource that Grows In Trees (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Looming Mystery (about 300 feet away); That's So Sweet! (about 400 feet away); Artisan With Fire (about 400 feet away); Dickey / Sherer Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Kings Mountain Battleground (approx. 1.6 miles away); Two Parks, One Mountain (approx. 2.3 miles away); Kings Mountain Battlefield Trail (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fighting in a Forest Primeval (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kings Mountain State Park. Kings Mountain State Park is a South Carolina state park located in the Piedmont region of South Carolina. (Submitted on December 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Kings Mountain State Park Historic District. The Kings Mountain State Park Historic District is significant for its association with the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and other New Deal conservation programs in South Carolina and the material legacy they left behind. (Submitted on December 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, May 14, 2010
2. Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park Marker
 
 
Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park Marker<br>Historical Farm Map image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, May 14, 2010
3. Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park Marker
Historical Farm Map
Dickey / Sherer Home<br>King's Mountain State Park Office image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, May 14, 2010
4. Dickey / Sherer Home
King's Mountain State Park Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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