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Battle of Camden Commemoration

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 8:00am until 10:00am

Honor and remember those who served in the August 16, 1780 Battle of Camden by joining Historic Camden and community partners at the commemoration of the battle's 239th anniversary. There will be a FREE tour at the Battlefield discussing the history of the battle, followed by a brief FREE program. Also included is an artillery salute courtesy of the Historic Camden Cannon Crew and a wreath-laying ceremony. Bring comfortable clothing, sunscreen, bug spray, and water. Some chairs and bottles of water will be provided. Meanwhile at the Historic Camden main campus, there will be blacksmith demonstrations going on all day, included with the price of site admission! For more details about this event, please visit the website here.

Location Details:

1606 Flat Rock Rd.
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 432-9841

475+ acres owned by Historic Camden Foundation. Site of the original 1780 Battle of Camden, and location of new efforts to bring back the endangered Longleaf Pine forest that inhabited these areas and the rest of the southeast in the 18th century. National Historic Landmark and listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Free and open to the public. Guided tours available upon request. No restrooms or structures on site. 8 miles north of town.