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  1. Lucius P. Deming: Our First President General

     

    *Note- This is the first in a series of posts about the Presidents General of the NSSAR, brought to you by the NSSAR Archives.

     

  2. View the construction on Phase II of our Headquarters building with this series of videos.

     

    The construction phase has started and is progressing at a steady pace. It is projected to take 18 months from start to finish.  Below is a series of videos from the start of construction up through the most recent building events. Get some popcorn and your drink and sit back to enjoy each of the videos.

    There are more to come.  Stay tuned and watch the progress!  Have you donated?

     

    SAR Genealogical Research Library and soon to be SAR Headquarters
  3. July 4 Proclamation

    National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
    Proclamation
     
    July 4, 2014
     
     
     
    See attached PDF below.
     
  4. The NSSAR National Headquarters is moving!

    If you were not aware the NSSAR National Headquarters is moving to its new location. Phase II of the construction project on West Main Street is just about done and the 4th Street building has been sold. Two major factors in creating the need to move things along.

  5. MDSSAR Compatriot Smithson has article accepted for publication

     

  6. SAR Naval Academy awards for 2014

    Gentlemen,

    At ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy on May 21 four awards were presented to midshipmen by Compatriots Jack London, Barry Mckown, and Bruce Wilcox.

    This year's National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Prize recipient is Midshipman First Class Kennan M. Healy.

    Left to right in the photo are Dr Jack London, Midshipman Derderian, Midshipman
  7. Raise it up! Anthem for America

    The National Museum of American History is pleased to welcome The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution as a National Audience Partner with the Smithsonian Institution ("SI") for the Raise It Up! Anthem for America event to be held on Flag Day, June 14, 2014. Anthem for America will be a live world-wide celebration when millions of Americans come together to commemorate the 200th birthday of the Star-Spangled Banner.

    Raise it up!
  8. DC Society SAR through the Years

    1906-
     
    The District of Columbia Society held its initial meeting of the season on November 21, when Hon. Henry Stockbridge delivered an address on immigration.
  9. Third Hotel now available in Greenville, SC

    Courtesy reservations are being accepted at the Crowne Plaza on Congaree Road for 18-24 JUly 2014.  The nightly rate is $120 plus tax; king and double beds are available. Parking is free.

    The hotel offers a shuttle from the Greenville – Spartanburg airport (GSP)*.  AND the Crowne Plaza will operate a courtesy shuttle to/from the Hyatt hotel!  

  10. Register for the 124th Congress

    Below find the registration form for the 124th Congress.

     

    Special Note: Event #6 - UpCountry History Museum tour is a social gathering with a tour of the museum.

  11. PG Dooley attends dedication of monument honoring James Forten, Black Hero of the American Revolution

    PG Joseph Dooley traveled to Philadelphia PA on Sunday Aapril 6th 2014 to participate in the dedication of a monument to James Forten, Philadelphia's first Black Man to be honored for his service in the American Revolution.  Forten, born in 1766, joined the fight at the age of fifteen as a sailor on privateer ship that was attacking British shipping.

    In addition to PG Dooley, the Color Guard of Philadelphia Continental Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution participated in the event.  See the full story at the following link:

  12. President General Dooley meets with Irish Ambassador

    On Thursday, April 3, 2014, President General Dooley met with Her Excellency Ann Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, at the Irish Embassy in Washington, D.C.  PG Dooley described the SAR's upcoming pilgrimage to Ireland, in which nearly 100 compatriots and spouses will participate in May 2014.  PG Dooley also presented Ambassador Anderson with the SAR International Medal and the Commodore John Barry Medal (the medal commissioned for the Ireland trip).  The PG was accompanied by aides-de-camp Michael J.

    PG meets Irish Ambassador
  13. State Societies' Education Outreach Programs

     

    NSSAR State societies' education outreach programs


     


    The NSSAR offers many educational oppertunities at the National, State and Local levels.  Below is a listing of the oppertunities that your local SAR is participating in.

    The following links will Jump you to that part of the list:

  14. NSSAR Americanism Committee announces 2014 Contest Score Sheets Rollout

     

    NSSAR Americanism Committee announces 2014 Contest Score Sheets Rollout

    By: Mark C Anthony, Chairman

  15. 233rd Anniversary: Victory at the Battle of Cowpens

    President General Joseph Dooley of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution leads 233rd anniversary celebration of Patriot victory at the Battle of Cowpens Jan. 18

    See video