Backcountry Colonial Day Camp

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The Abingdon Muster Grounds will host a free day camp, July 18-22, for children ages 9-11. Camp will begin each day at 9:00 am and will conclude at 1:30. Campers will learn about life in the back country of Virginia during the American Revolution and will focus on the importance of the Battle of Kings Mountain. Activities will include educational presentations, fun and games, and hands-on crafts.

The Abingdon Muster Grounds, a National Park Service certified site, is the northern trail head of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

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Find Your Park! Find Your Trail! Find Your Ancestor!

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Was your ancestor involved in events that led to the Battle of Kings Mountain?  Let us help you connect to your heritage.  Contact us to learn about programming opportunities.

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Official Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail Junior Ranger Program

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by | February 23, 2016 · 5:44 pm

“Footsteps for Freedom”

Use “Footsteps for Freedom” for a few minutes each day, September 23-October 7, to follow the Overmountain Men on their campaign to the Battle of Kings Mountain!

Footsteps for Freedom-lesson plans geared towards 4th Grade students

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