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Abingdon Muster Grounds

This is an area where patriot forces met before walking for almost 3 weeks before meeting the... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Marietta, Georgia
A must see!

The folks at the visitor center told us about the Muster Grounds so we decided to check it out... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Kenneth T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

This is an area where patriot forces met before walking for almost 3 weeks before meeting the British in the Battle of Kings Mountain. It is part of the "Over the Mountain" trail. About a 5 minute drive outside of Abingdon. A nice small museum,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The folks at the visitor center told us about the Muster Grounds so we decided to check it out. This step back to the American Revolution is extremely interesting even if you aren't a history buff! Worth the stop!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Upon recommendation of the Abington Visitor Center, my wife and I visited the Abingdon Muster Grounds. We were very surprised at the history we did not know (or possible remember) pertaining to the revolutionary war in this area. The Park staff were very assisting and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 1beach-nut
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a new NPS Site, featuring some history 240 years old. During the revolutionary war period, backwoodsmen called overmountain men would sometimes make their way to lend aid to the patriot cause. These Indian fighters were pretty hard on the British and their American...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

Look carefully our you'll drive right past this NPS historic site. The visitor's center does have a few artifacts and helpful reviews about the historical context of the battle of King's Mountain, and it's role in the American Revolution. I was glad I went, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank yellowmountaindaisy
Reviewed November 14, 2017

If you have any interest in the American Revolution, you must visit this site where the "over the mountain men" mustered to start the campaign that ended with the British loyalist defeat at King's Mountain in Oct. 1780. However, we were dismayed to discover that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank C0rgiL0ver
Reviewed November 13, 2017

There was nobody here when we stopped by on a Sunday morning. There were some descriptive displays telling about the Revolutionary War activity leading up to the battle of Kings Mountain. We were sorry we were not there when someone was there to tell us...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AL_Pete
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We stopped by the Muster Grounds and had a very educational time. The person who was handling the visitor center was very knowledgeable about the "Over Mountain Men".

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JohnBakerTN
Reviewed August 22, 2017

This is a very nice attraction with a lot of history in our fight for freedom. The visitor center at this site is very nice. It has good exhibits about the revolutionary war. There is also a trail behind the visitor center with some signs...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TampaLover
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We arrived shortly before closing, but staff was still friendly and provided information about the site. Visitor's Center was small, but informative. Walking the grounds was enjoyable. Staff stated they are still working on restoring parts of this site...so check back for improvements and additional...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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