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  1. Flag Day Proclamation

    June 14th, Flag Day is quickly approaching.  We celebrate our nation's emblem wtih encouraging words from our President General Thomas E. Lawrence in his Flag Day Proclamation.


    Flag Day Proclamation

  2. Dedication of "Repeal of the Stamp Act, 1766" U.S. Postage Stamp




    New Forever Stamp Souvenir Sheet Marks 250th Anniversary of the Repeal of the Stamp Act


    NEW YORK — The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated a Forever stamp souvenir sheet commemorating the 250th anniversary of the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1766. The Stamp Act was British legislation that proved historic in galvanizing and uniting the American colonies, setting them on a path toward independence.

  3. Memorial Day Proclamation

    As our nation prepares to recognize, remember and honor all United States service men and women our President General Thomas E. Lawrence has issued the following Memorial Day Proclamation.


    Memorial Day Proclamation

  4. King's College and The Georgian Papers Programme

    Inaugural visiting professorship to give insight into unique UK historic archive

    Posted on 17/05/2016

    Historian and award-winning winning author Andrew O’ Shaughnessy has been appointed as the first Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professor at King’s College London

  5. Special Event at New England Historic Genealogical Society during 126th Congress

    Please join us Monday, July 11, 2016, at New England Historic Genealogical Society for the SAR free reception and small group tours of the library.

    Established in 1845, NEHGS provides professional genealogists, important publications in genealogy, a data-rich website providing access to millions of records, and educational opportunities. Its eight-story library houses the largest collection of family research materials in the country. NEHGS helps family historians explore their past and understand their families' unique place in history.

  6. Kentucky Students Sing National Anthem

     Approximately 1000 Kentucky students at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Conference sing the National anthem in the 18-story atrium of the Hyatt Regency in this inspiring video.  This happens each year at the conference.  Check it out!


  7. Family History Files Now Available on ShareFile

    The “Family History Files” of the SAR Genealogical Research Library is a collection of 862 digitized files of miscellaneous genealogical information alphabetized by surname.  It is now available on ShareFile to SAR members.

  8. Alexander Hamilton and Broadway Positively Changing the Way that Americans View U.S. History


    Hamilton: An American Musical
  9. “Pledge of Allegiance Anniversary Celebrated at Twin Lights: Original 1893 Event Recalled as Part of Museum Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony”


  10. “Decision 1789: No Campaign Needed”


         When it came time for the newly born United States to elect its first president, everyone knew George Washington was the best man for the job. Not only had Washington led the Continental Army to victory in the country’s fight for independence from the British, he had also presided over the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that gave birth to a new democratic government.

  11. Maryland Society SAR Through the Years



    The Maryland Society, in September, 1907, restored and re-erected the tablet originally put in place in 1894 on the building in Baltimore, destroyed by fire in February, 1904, where the Continental Congress met during the Revolutionary War.


  12. Independence Hall Now on Main Street


  13. "Help a Vet" Ladies Luncheon during the Spring Leadership

    As most of you know, Mickey Jo Lawrence, First Lady of the SAR picked a theme this year - "Help a Vet."  With that in mind the Ladies Luncheon held during the Spring Leadership Meeting focused on female veterans and a Lexington, Kentucky non-profit organization called Sheppard's Hands.  They help female veterans by transforming a house into a home for homeless female veterans.  It is the first of its kind in the state of Kentucky.

  14. SAR Foundation Donor Lapel Pins

         The SAR Foundation is now showcasing pins of appreciation to all donors giving at the $10 pledge level or above. This fine lapel pin depicts the SAR letters in tones of gold, will compliment any jacket, and will help point out the donor’s ongoing commitment to the SAR’s mission through his or her charitable giving. Those individuals or SAR Chapters and State Societies wishing to order a pin or a supply of pins to share with your chapter should contact Ms.

    SAR Foundation Lapel Pin
  15. Friends of the SAR Library Promotional Video Now Available