This first-ever Guide to the Trail leads heritage tourists along the 330 miles of the OVNHT lying in four states. With maps and photos and detailed driving directions it helps visitors plan and experience an enjoyable excursion back in time to relive a heroic episode in America’s patriotic past. It also tells the story of the campaign to and the battle of Kings Mountain, providing arm-chair tourists a exceptional experience to relive the American Revolution in the South before they venture onto the landscape.
A Guide to the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail.
7x10, 132 pp, a dozen maps, 150 photos. $12.95 retail.
The story of the heroic effort of the Overmountain Men of 1780 and the backcountry Patriots of the Carolina Piedmont on their way to defeat British Major Patrick Ferguson at Kings Mountain is told along the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. The Trail was designated a National Historic Trail in 1980, the first east of the Mississippi River.