Cowpens National Battlefield is a National Park between Chesney and Gaffney, South Carolina. The site was the scene of an American Revolution battle, with Brigadier General Daniel Morgan’s Patriots defeating the British forces led by Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton.
Cowpens Walking Tour
The walking tour is a loop path that starts at the battlefield visitor center, and goes down the Green River Road. Along the path are a number of information signs that tell the history of the battle, and clicking on the icons in this map will show the audio caption for the walking tour.
Cowpens Driving Tour
The driving tour is a loop road that goes around the battlefield, and has many stops along the route. At the stops you can get out and look around, and there are signs at the stop explaining parts of the battlefield. Clicking on the icons in the map will show the audio caption for the driving tour.
This is the official smart phone guided tour app for the National Park Service’s Cowpens National Battlefield. Using your smart phone or wireless enabled device, you can use this application to explore the walking and driving tours of the site and hear the interpretative descriptions that coincide with stops along the tours. This application will automatically play the tour audio when you are near tour waypoints, and provide subtitles and a vibration cue when near interpretative locations. GPS locations are used and shown when enabled, including map coordinates. The application allows the user to see and use several base maps, including aerial imagery along with location information.
You can download the app on the Android and iTunes App Stores, follow the links below:
If you don’t want to download the app, each tour stop has an individual sign with a QR code to get the audio portion of the tour.
Southern Campaign National Park Sites
The National Park Service has 4 units dedicated to battles of the Revolutionary War: Cowpens National Battlefield, Ninety Six National Historic Site, and Kings Mountain National Military Park are indiviual parks, the Overmountain Victory Trail is a series of trails and driving routes that cover four states.