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  1. 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!  

  2. Register for the 124th Congress

    Below find the registration form for the 124th Congress.  We are working to finish and load the On-line version.

     

     

  3. 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:

  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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:

  7. NSSAR Americanism Committee announces 2014 Contest Score Sheets Rollout

     

    NSSAR Americanism Committee announces 2014 Contest Score Sheets Rollout

    By: Mark C Anthony, Chairman

  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. The 2013 Wreaths Across America Proclamation from President General Dooley

  11. French Documentary Team Records NSSAR Naturalization Ceremony

                                                         

     

  12. 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.

     

  13. NSSAR Hosts 3rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

                                                             

  14. 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

     

     

     

     

     

    See video
  15. 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.