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  1. Search Ends Here For New Library Brochure


  2. NSSAR Color Guard reinstituting The SAR Colorguardsman magazine - Updated


    The NSSAR Color Guard Committee is pleased to announce the publication of “The SAR Colorguardsman” newsletter.  This newsletter is published quarterly by the Color Guard Committee as an online newsletter.  No individual subscriptions are taken.

    The link to the issue is on the ColorGuard Committee page.  All future publications will be placed there as well according to the schedule listed below.


  3. 2012 SAR Program Honoring Germany


  4. 2011 State Society Annual Reconciliation Report Updated


    The Registration Reporting & Education Committee is pleased to announce the roll out of the 2011 State Society Annual Reconciliation Report.  This report form includes a number of changes from the form that has been utilized in the previous two years after the committee received suggestions and critiques over that time frame.

  5. SAR Genealogical Research Library Hosts Lineage Society Fair


  6. Vigil held in Honor General George Washington


    Constitution Day, September 17th 2011, the National Society of Sons of the American Revolution held a noon to midnight candle light vigil to honor General George Washington at his tomb located at Mount Vernon, Virginia.

    NSSAR Members at Washington Event
  7. Jane-Rives Williams Presents “Treasure Hunting in Kentucky’s Overlooked Records”

    On Saturday, August 6, 2011, the SAR Genealogical Research library hosted its highest-attended genealogy workshop of its summer series. Jane-Rives Williams discussed in depth Kentucky’s unique tax lists, land warrants, and deeds and how one can better make use of them in genealogical research on Kentucky ancestors.

    Jane-Rives Williams Presents
  8. New Features of the NSSAR Website

    New FeaturesCompatriots,

    The website team has been working hard to improve the NSSAR Website, and we have several new features on the website that we would like to tell you about.

    New Features
  9. 2011 Americanism Poster Contest Winners Announced

    Each year the NSSAR Americanism Committee sponsors a poster contest for 4th-5th grade students. At this year's Congress the Americanism Committee voted to include third grade students reflecting an earlier introduction of the Revolutionary War curriculum in certain states.This year, the theme of the contest was the Battle of Cowpens.

    winning poster
  10. NSSAR Hires New Executive Director


    New Executive Dir of the NSSAR Don Shaw
  11. Susan Covey Presents "Soldiers’ Stories: Early War Pension Records"

    On July 9, 2011, the SAR Genealogical Research Library hosted the second workshop in its summer genealogy series. Covey’s presentation was titled “Soldier’s Stories: Early War Pension Records.” It focused on the vast and often underused genealogical information that can be found in pension files of soldiers that served from 1775-1902. Researching genealogy for over 25 years, Covey is very involved in the local genealogy community.

  12. 1000th Library Patron Begins Research!


    1000th Visitor to the SAR Library
  13. SAR Genealogical Research Library Presents First Saturday Workshop

    On June 4, 2011 The SAR Genealogical Research Library opened its doors for the first time on a Saturday to the public. The Library launched its summer schedule by presenting a Genealogy 101 Workshop. This free workshop was given by Michael Wells, NSSAR Library Committee Chairman, of the Alabama Society. The one-hour program covered such topics as vital records, church records, and online resources for tracing your family tree. Many workshop attendees were first time visitors to the library and stayed after the workshop to perform their own independent research.

  14. NSSAR Revolutionary War Newspapers Now on Exhibit at Louisville Free Public Library

    Three of the SAR’s colonial newspapers as well a piece of colonial currency can now be viewed by the public at the Louisville Free Public Library’s (LFPL) main branch at 301 York St., Louisville, KY. They are part of an exhibit titled Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World on display from June 1-August 15, 2011. The exhibit features a six-panel display of Franklin’s life and accomplishments that is sponsored by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

  15. NSSAR Reinstatement & Retention Data Now Online