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2014 Wreaths Across America Proclamation

Proclamation

December 13, 2014

Whereas: The Wreaths Across America story began over fifteen years ago when Morrill and Karen Worcester of the Worcester Wreath Company from Harrington, Maine began a tradition of placing wreaths on the headstones of our nation's fallen heroes at Arlington National Cemetery during the holidays; and

Whereas: Morrill Worcester was awarded the Gold Good Citizenship Medal by the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution for his patriotic service; and

Gov. Franklin Murphy, PG 1898-1900

New Additions to the National Headquarters!

Pictures of the recent addition of four flag poles to the front of the National Headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky.

 

NSSAR Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon At New Headquarters

Full Results of 2013 Americanism & President General’s Streamer Contests

The Americanism Committee is pleased to publish the final results for the 2013 Americanism and President General Streamer Contests. A record total of 111 of the 546 chapters submitted an entry while 14 of the 58 societies submitted entries. Of the 111 chapters, 55 qualified for consideration for the President General's Cup which recognizes the top overall chapters.

Liberty Bell Americanism Contest

(chapter level)

Chapters of 1-49 members:

NSSAR Collection Highlight: Brandywine Watch

A NEW Membership Directory - Order yours today!

The National Society has contracted with Harris Connect, LLC publishing to create a new membership directory. 

Harris Connect has completed the verifying stage of the Membership Directory and is quickly moving in to the production stage.

You still have time to order your copy or a copy to donate to a local library. Just call 1-800-877-6554 to place your order.

The anticipated delivery date of the 125th Anniversary Membership Directory is January 2015.

Sons of the American Revolution cuts ribbon on Museum Row headquarters

New addition to Museum Row honors Revolutionary War era

Museum of the American Revolution Request

Enrich the Roots of Liberty

In the years leading up to the American Revolution, a mature elm tree near the Boston Common became a gathering place for patriots, where they discussed American ideas of liberty and planned resistance to British tyranny. They called the elm the Liberty Tree. Soon, Liberty Trees were designated in towns throughout the colonies as powerful symbols and gathering places.

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