SAR, DAR, C.A.R. and other patriotic and lineage societies & chapters are invited to participate in a formal wreath laying ceremony at the United States' Monument. Participants presenting a wreath must deliver it to the Visitors Center no later than 9:30 am on October 7th for labeling and transportation to the monument. Transportation will be provided for those needing assistance to the monument. Continental, militia or period attire is encouraged.
Please complete and return the registration form provided on the following page and no later than Saturday, September 23rd for the registration to be included in the printed program. Registration forms should be returned to Brian Smith at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Questions about the event can be directed to either Brian Smith or John D Hoyle (email@example.com).
The Courtyard by Marriott located at 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303 is the official hotel for the 2017 Kings Mountain anniversary. A room rate of $121.00 plus tax is available. The hotel can be reached at 864-585-2400. The link to the reservation site is provided:
The deadline for making a reservation at this rate is September 8th. Additional hotels are available in Gaffney, SC, Gastonia, NC or Kings Mountain, NC.
Directions to Kings Mountain National Military Park (The park is located on South Carolina Highway 216):
- From Spartanburg, SC, take Interstate 85 NORTH to North Carolina Exit #2 and turn RIGHT. The Visitors Center is located approximately 5 miles on the left.
- From Charlotte, NC, take Interstate 85 SOUTH to North Carolina Exit #2 and turn LEFT. The Visitors Center is located approximately 5 miles on the left.
The following is a listing of the events associated with the anniversary commemoration.
Friday, October 6th
1:30 pm OFNA Meeting; Courtyard by Marriott, 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, SC
2:45 pm Kings Mountain Reception; Courtyard by Marriott, 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, SC
4:00 pm South Atlantic District, National Society SAR District Meeting; Courtyard by Marriott, 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, SC
6:00 pm The Night before Kings Mountain, Cowpens National Battlefield, 4001 Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC; Presented by the Overmountain Victory Trail Association
Saturday, October 7th
9:30 am Deadline for delivery of wreaths to Kings Mountain Visitors Center
11:00 am Wreath Laying Ceremony at the United States Monument
3:00 pm Arrival of the Overmountain Victory Trail Marchers / Commemoration Ceremony
2017 Kings Mountain Wreath Registration
Registration forms should be returned to Brian Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for registration so that it will appear in the printed program is Saturday, September 23rd
Society Name: ___________________________________________
Chapter Name: __________________________________________
Name of Presenter: __________________________________
Wreath Dedicated to: ______________________________________