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Blackstock Battlefield Site

BATTLE OF BLACKSTOCKS COMMEMORATION

BATTLE OF BLACKSTOCKS COMMEMORATION
BATTLE OF BLACKSTOCKS COMMEMORATION

Time & Location

Nov 18, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Blackstock Battlefield Site, 568 Monument Rd, Enoree, SC 29335, USA

About the event

On November 20, 1780 following a fierce battle late in the day General Thomas Sumter gave the feared Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton his first defeat during the Revolutionary War. On Saturday November 18, 2023 Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site will be having a Commemoration of the Battle of Blackstock followed by a Ranger led Battlefield Lecture covering the history of the battle. The Battle Commemoration will be from 10:00 am-11:00 am at the Blackstock Battlefield State Historic Site and will be led by local chapters of the Children of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Revolution, and Sons of the American Revolution. Directly following the Commemoration, there will be a seated Ranger Battlefield Talk offered from 11:15 am - 12:30 pm on the Blackstock Battlefield. This talk will cover the history of why the battle occurred, the specifics of the battle itself, and the importance of the battle to the Patriot cause. Seating will be limited so please bring your own chair. All parts of this event are free to the public. In the event of inclement weather this event will be cancelled and not rescheduled. Please bring a chair, bug spray, water, and wear shoes and clothing appropriate for hiking and the weather. Blackstock Battlefield address: 568 Monument Road, Enoree, SC 29335 For more information, contact the park at (864) 938-0100 or e-mail us at mgmillsp@scprt.com.

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