A Backcountry Holiday

4001 Chesnee HWY

Gaffney, SC 29341


Phone: (864) 461-2828

City: Gaffney

Region: Mountains

A Backcountry Holiday

Come to Cowpens National Battlefield to get a glimpse of what life was like in the early nineteenth century. Park Staff and volunteers will present "A Backcountry Holiday" at the Robert Scruggs House. The circa 1828 cabin will be decorated for the season and open to the public. Costumed intepreters will demonstrate (and children from 5-95 can participate in) activites such as candle dipping, writing with quill pens, making sachets, reading, and playing with toys or playing dress up. Light refreshments will also be served.

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