Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

5803 South Nc 62
Burlington NC  27215

Phone: (336) 227-4785

Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

On May 16, 1771, royal Governor William Tryon and a North Carolina militia force of around 1,000 men ended the War of the Regulation by defeating some 2,000 backcountry farmers known as the Regulators in a two-hour battle near Alamance Creek west of Hillsborough.

Pre-Revolutionary Battle which took place May 16th, 1771

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Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Landmark, Museum, Park

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Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Descendants Gathering "Liberty to make our Grievances Known"

Descendants Gathering "Liberty to make our Grievances Known"
10:00 am - 10/13/2018

At Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

Only minor conflict had occurred in the backcountry, until early 1768, when an association of Regulators was formed. Join us for a special opportunity to learn...

To Guard the Court: The NC Militia Muster of 1768

To Guard the Court: The NC Militia Muster of 1768
10:00 am - 10/13/2018

At Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

In the fall of 1768, Governor Tryon called out North Carolina's militia to muster and protect the Orange County Superior Court, after threats made by Regulators...

Fight for the Backcountry: Battle of Alamance Reenactment

Fight for the Backcountry: Battle of Alamance Reenactment
10:00 am - 05/19/2018

At Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

Experience North Carolina's internal power struggle on the eve of revolution! On May 16, 1771, a group of rebellious backcountry farmers who called themselves "Regulators"...

Homeschool Day

Homeschool Day
09:00 am - 05/18/2018

At Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

Alamance Battleground will host our second annual Homeschool Day on Friday, May 18th, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Colonial life comes alive as historical interpreters...

Pottery of Alamance County: Lecture & Annual Meeting

Pottery of Alamance County: Lecture & Annual Meeting
05:45 pm - 05/16/2018

At Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

Mark your calendar to attend an informative program on “Palatine Potters in North Carolina,” on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alamance Battleground...

Fraser's Ridge Scottish Music Jam

Fraser's Ridge Scottish Music Jam
01:00 pm - 04/28/2018

At Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

Join us at Alamance Battleground State Historic Site for an afternoon of music by local musicians, inspired by the book and television series “Outlander.” Hear...

Mapping the Backcountry: Surveying in the 18th Century

Mapping the Backcountry: Surveying in the 18th Century
10:00 am - 03/31/2018

At Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

Learn about the 18th century techniques for surveying land, and how land disputes played a critical role in the Regulator movement. Living historians will recreate...

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