Colonial road survey at King"s Mountain National Military Park, South Carolina by Richard F. Carrillo

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Published by Division of Advanced Studies and Research, Institute of Archeology and Anthropology, University of South Carolina in Columbia .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Kings Mountain National Military Park (S.C.),
  • York County (S.C.),
  • Cherokee County (S.C.),
  • South Carolina

Subjects:

  • Kings Mountain National Military Park (S.C.),
  • York County (S.C.) -- Antiquities.,
  • Cherokee County (S.C.) -- Antiquities.,
  • South Carolina -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaf 15.

Book details

Other titlesColonial road survey at King"s Mountain National Military Park ...
Statementby Richard F. Carrillo ; prepared by the Institute of Archeology and Anthropology, University of South Carolina.
SeriesResearch manuscript series ;, no. 66, Research manuscript series ;, 66.
ContributionsUniversity of South Carolina. Institute of Archeology and Anthropology.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF277.K5 C36
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 15 leaves :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5018868M
LC Control Number76622776

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The road survey at King's Mountain National Military Park was executed during the month of March, utilizing a transit and stadia rod. A total of 61 datum points were used extending over the 2 1/2 mile road trace. The initial datum was established at the crossroads of the present park highway and the Old York-Shelbyville road (Fig.

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Stephen Ware (Guilford Courthouse NMP) contributed photos and other information to the report. Credits Author Trista L. Thornberry-Ehrlich (Colorado State University) Review.Kings Mountain State Park in Blacksburg spans nearly 7, acres in both Cherokee and York counties near the South Carolina-North Carolina border.

The park was established in the mids when the federal government gave more than 6, acres for use as a state park.

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