A South Carolina Revolutionary War Road Trip: Part 2 - The Upcountry

By Jason Barnette

Explore the Revolutionary War battlefields, memorials, and museums in South Carolina's Upcountry on this 99-mile road trip.

Kings Mountain National Military Park

No. 1

Walk the trail around the most significant Revolutionary War battlefield in South Carolina.

James Williams Gravesite

No. 2

Stop in Gaffney to visit the gravesite of a Patriot colonel who died at the Battle of Kings Mountain.

Cowpens National Battlefield

No. 3

Walk around the pivotal battlefield and learn how Patriot Daniel Morgan utterly defeated British Banastre Tarleton.

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Walnut Grove Plantation

No. 4

Visit the Moore family grave and take a guided tour to learn about this Patriot family's Revolutionary War exploits.

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Upcountry History Museum

No. 5

Begin your visit in Greenville at the museum with life size exhibits that brings the Revolutionary War to life.

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Falls Park on the Reedy

No. 6

End the road trip where Loyalist Richard Pearis built his frontier farm and enjoy the beautiful urban park.

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