Blacksburg in Cherokee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
"Huzzah for Liberty!"
Kings Mountain National Military Park
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 7, 1789.
Location. 35° 8.508′ N, 81° 23.334′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, South Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Park Road. 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. British Route of March (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); President Hoover (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presidential Recognition (approx. 0.2 miles away); Drive the Enemy (approx. ¼ mile away); Charging Cold Steel - Three Times (approx. ¼ mile away); In Honor of the Three Known African American PatriotsAmericans in Redcoats (approx. 0.3 miles away); Be Your Own Officer (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
Regarding "Huzzah for Liberty!". Kings Mountain National Military Park
Thomas Jefferson called it "The turn of the tide of success." The battle of Kings Mountain, fought October 7th, 1780, was an important American victory during the Revolutionary War. The battle was the first major patriot victory to occur after the British invasion of Charleston, SC in May 1780. The park preserves the site of this important battle.
National Park Service
Also see . . .
1. Kings Mountain National Military Park, Historic Resource Study, National Park Service. (Submitted on September 9, 2019.)
2. Kings Mountain National Military Park, National Park Service. (Submitted on September 9, 2019.)
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