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  1. Americanism Committee Announces Changes to the Contests

     

    Before reading this article, it is advised that the reader go the NSSAR website and pull up the new score sheet for reference while reading this article. The link to the score sheet can be found at www.sar.org/Commmittees/Americanism.

    The New Form can be found here

  2. Progress on the New Library and Headquarters Video 5

    Check out the following video with construction updates for the month of March 2010.  This is the Fifth in a series of videos that is following the progress being made on our new SAR Genealogical Library.  Come back each month, now until our ribbon cutting ceremony in 2010, to see a video on the most recent progress.   This video includes:

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  3. Ky Derby Parade - Call for Color Guardsmen-2010

    2009 ParadeThe most exciting season in Louisville is the time leading up to the world-famous Kentucky Derby, held the first Saturday in May. Normally, the city is in spring's full bloom and alive with a festive atmosphere we call Derby Fever.

  4. The SAR Annual Conference on the American Revolution

    Introducing . . . .
    The SAR Annual Conference on the American Revolution


    by Joseph W. Dooley
    Director, SAR Annual Conference

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  5. Progress on the New Library and Headquarters Video 4

     

    Check out the following video with construction updates for the month of February 2010.  This is the Fourth in a series of videos that is following the progress being made on our new SAR Genealogical Library.  Come back each month, now until our ribbon cutting ceremony later this year, 2010,  to see a video on the most recent progress.   This video includes:

    See video
  6. SAR Black Patriot Grave Marking – Austin Dabney

     

    SAR Black Patriot Grave Marking – Austin Dabney

    Zebulon, Pike County, GA – January 30, 2010

     

  7. Progress on the New Library and Headquarters Video 3

    Check out the following video with construction updates for the month of January.  This is the third in a series of videos that is following the progress being made on our new SAR Genealogical Library.  Come back each month, now until our ribbon cutting ceremony later in 2010, to see a video on the most recent progress.   This video includes:

    See video
  8. 1,000 Color Guard Events and Counting

     

    1,000 Color Guard Events and Counting

    Georgia Society of the SAR Honors its Most Prolific Guardsman

    Hats off to Garnett (“Jack”) Ferguson who, as of 10 September 2009, passed a remarkable milestone.  In less than nine years in the SAR, Jack has recorded over a thousand events in his Continental uniform, traveling inestimable miles every year and spending from half a day to a weekend for each event – and all at his own expense.  You must know Jack:  he’s the Piedm

  9. Progress on the New Library and Headquarters Video 2

    This is the second in a series of videos that is following the progress being made on our new SAR Genealogical Library.  The video includes a quick recap of the early progress of the renovation and also work done during the fourth quarter of 2009.  The video includes:

    See video
  10. Progress on the New Library and Headquarters Video 1

    This is the first in a series of videos that show the progress being made on our new SAR Genealogy Library and Headquarters.  This video includes a brief introduction and history of the site where the new building is situated on and provides an aerial view of the street. 

    Topics also briefly covered are the 1937 Flood and 1890 Cyclone that caused damage in the area.

    At the new site, the NSSAR's neighbors will include:

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  11. NSSAR’s future home looking forward, looking back: Part 2

    BUILDING OF BRANDEIS & SANDERS: A COTTON WAREHOUSE
    PHOTO BY W. STUBER & BRO., MARCH 27, 1890. FROM THE AUTHOR’S COLLECTION

  12. NSSAR’s future home Looking Forward, Looking Back Part 1

    KENTUCKY TOBACCO CO. WAREHOUSE & BRANDEIS & SANDERS BUILDING
    Artist view of the New NSSAR Library and Headquarters

  13. PG Butler on the Air

     Gentlemen,

    On Sunday evening Dec. 27, 2009, between 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. CST ( 10:00 - 11:00 p.m EST; 8:00- 9:00 MST, & 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. PST) I will the guest on an Internet talk show.  The entire hour will be devoted to the SAR.  I request that you pass this message along to leaders from your home state.

  14. Battle of Vann’s Creek - Cherokee Ford 2009

    Battle of Vann’s Creek – Cherokee Ford 2009

     

    Elberton, GA – December 5, 2009


    As you drive along the borders between Northwestern South Carolina and Northeastern Georgia, you will begin to notice place-names that look as if they were torn directly from some of the better-written history books of the Revolutionary War (Andersen, Hartwell County, Elberton). These books cover historic battles and skirmishes that have long been overlooked but are now coming to the light of day.

  15. PG Butler on the Road: California Society BOM Meeting

     

    CASSAR BOM

    Riverside, CA

    Nov. 12-15, 2009

    Robin was too sick to go with me to California.  I was up until the wee hours of the morning packing, and got only about 3 ½ hours of sleep.  I arrived at the Ontario, CA Airport about noon.  CASSAR (and MXSSAR) President, the Right Rev.