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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.” 

     

  4. 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
  5. Integrated Library Solution Live at SAR Genealogical Research Library

    On June 21, 2013 a new cataloguing system went live at the SAR Genealogical Research Library in Louisville, Kentucky. The new library system, Integrated Library Solution, was purchased this spring by the SAR Library Committee. While the previous system was also provided by The Library Corporation (TLC) this new software is a major upgrade and will significantly benefit library patrons. Many libraries across the country currently use this software, including the DAR.

  6. 2013 National Reconciliation Template

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  7. California Society SAR Through the Years

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  8. NSSAR Americanism Committee 2013 Score Sheet is now available

     

    Updated 01 April 2013

  9. The State Challenge Campaign

    The State Challenge Campaign:

    The State Challenge Campaign will recognize SAR State Societies who have reached the level of having 20% of their members donate to the SAR Foundation at an average level of $250 per society member. Those state societies that qualify will have their names imprinted on a plaque hung in the new headquarters building.

  10. Artifact is Unearthed at Site of New Museum Construction

  11. Black History Month at SAR Genealogical Research Library

     

     

    Celebrate African-American History Month

    with

    The African-American Genealogy Group of Kentucky

    &

    National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

     

    When:        Saturday, February 16, 2013

  12. SAR Genealogical Research Library Receives Rare Book

     

     

    The NSSAR is pleased to report that the SAR Genealogical Research Library has received an exciting new addition to its special collections.The gift, a book entitled Révolution de l’Amérique by M. l’Abbé Raynal, is a history of the American Revolution written entirely in French!

  13. Who Was the 1st Signer?

     

    John HancockJohn Hancock was born 12 Jan 1737 in Braintree, Massachusetts and educated at Harvard College.  His occupation was that of a merchant.

    John Hancock
  14. Veterans Recognition Committee

     

  15. NSSAR Celebrates its National Volunteers