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HOURS

Main Gate: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily
Horseshoe Falls Road Area: sunrise to sundown, daily

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ADMISSION

Free admission

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PETS

Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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BY THE NUMBERS

1 Revolutionary War battlefield that was the site of a pivotal fight won by the American militia

1 visitor center with displays and exhibits that tell the story of the Musgrove Mill battle

1 small but awesome, handicapped accessible waterfall with a unique story

2.5 miles of interpretive trails that traverse the park

1 picnic shelter with restrooms for your next picnic or group gathering

397 acres of historically significant land

Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Midlands

History & Interpretation

  • Programs and Guided Tours: Programs and tours are offered on a regular basis. Guided tours can be arranged by request. Please contact the park for more information.

  • Education Center: The visitors center includes exhibits that tell the story of the Musgrove Mill battle and how it fit into the big picture of South Carolina's pivotal role in the outcome of the Revolutionary War.

  • Battlefield: Yes
  • Revolutionary War History: Musgrove Mill State Historic Site is the site of the Aug. 19, 1780 battle of Musgrove's Mill. A small force of patriot militia fought a larger force of loyalist militia and British regulars in a short but pivotal battle. The Patriot's won the fight. It was an important turning point after the American loss at Camden and leading up to the American victory at Kings Mountain.

  • Revolutionary War: Yes
  • National Register of Historic Places: Yes
  • Designation: National Register
  • When & How PRT Acquired: Acquired in 1975