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  1. Who Was the 2ND Signer?

    josiah BartlettJosiah Bartlett was born 21 Nov 1729 in Amesbury, Massachusetts to Stephen and Hannah (Webster) Bartlett. From the time he was a boy, he was determined to become a doctor, and after five years of study, opened his medical practice in Kingston, New Hampshire in 1750.
    josiah Bartlett
  2. The 2013 Wreaths Across America Proclamation from President General Dooley

  3. French Documentary Team Records NSSAR Naturalization Ceremony

                                                         

     

  4. NSSAR Collaborates with the McConnell Center to Host Professional Development on George Washington for Area Teachers

                                                         

    In collaboration with the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center, on Friday evening, November 8, 2013, the NSSAR hosted over 20 area social studies teachers for a sneak peak of the “Many Faces of George Washington” exhibit.

     

  5. NSSAR Hosts 3rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

                                                             

  6. PG Dooley Speaks at the Battle of Point Pleasant Commemoration

    PG Dooley Speaks at the Battle of Point Pleasant Commemoration.

     

    Video courtesy of the West Virginia Society SAR

     

     

     

     

     

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  7. Book Review: Following the Drum by Nancy K. Loane

    Following the Drum --
    Women at the Valley Forge Encampment

    by Nancy K. Loane (Potomac Books, Washington DC, 2009)

    a book review by Ralph D. Nelson, Jr., Historian for the FLSSAR

    Man or woman -- if you wish to understand the roles of women in the military during the War of Independence this is a book you should read.

     

  8. The Passing of a World War II Patriot who was sworn in to the Sons of the American Revolution

    Bud Hawk's Medal of Honor
    World War II Patriot is sworn in to the Sons of the American Revolution

     

    Bud Hawk's Medal of Honor
  9. Veterans Recognition Committee

     

  10. President General Joseph W. Dooley's presentation to the American Legion

    The following is President General Joseph W. Dooley's presentation and greetings to the American Legion during their 95th National Convention in Houston, Texas. 

    PG Dooley presented National Commander James E. Koutz with the NSSAR Distinguished Patriotic Leadership Award.

     

  11. New Addition to the SAR Library: The National Society, Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters

    New Addition to the SAR Library 
     
    The National Society, Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters, 1607-1861 was organized on 17 Oct 1997 in Washington, D.C.
  12. George Washington Exhibition to Open at NSSAR Headquarters

     “The Many Faces of George Washington,” a national travelling exhibition that examines the multi-dimensional, real-life man behind the myth, opens at the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution on November 9, 2013 and will be on display through December 16, 2013 at its headquarters on 1000 S. 4th Street, Louisville, KY, 40203.

  13. Full Results of 2012 Americanism & President General’s Streamer Contests

    The NSSAR Americanism Committee is please to publish the Full Results for the Allene Wilson Groves Americanism (chapters), Liberty Bell Americanism (state societies), and the President General’s Streamer and President General’s Cup contests for 2012. The winners were recognized at the 2013 NSSAR Annual Congress in Kansas City.

  14. Veterans Oral History Project Workshop at SAR Genealogical Research Library

     

    As part of the 3rd Saturday programming series, on Saturday, August 17, 2013 Ron Burkhart SgtMaj  USMC Ret. of the Indiana Society SAR led a workshop on the Library of Congress Veteran’s History Project.  According to the Library of Congress (LOC), “The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.” 

     

  15. The Induction of a Doolitte Raider and his grandsons

    Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, one of the last four surviving Doolittle Raiders, and his grandsons, Elliot and Nathan Chal were inducted into the Simon Kenton Chapter, Kentucky Society on Wednesday, August 28th at the SAR Genealogical Research Library in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Doolitte Painting from the Doolittle Raider's official website