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SAR Education Open House Had a Strong Presence at Congress

This year’s annual SAR Congress held in Louisville, Kentucky, offered the first Outreach Education Open House and has raised expectations for future events. Spanning from Friday morning until Wednesday evening, the open house welcomed over two hundred of SAR members, historians, and interested public visitors while at the Galt House.

SAR Education Open House Reaches Out at Congress

SAR Outreach Education DVD Communiqué

     The SAR Outreach Education program is proud to offer two new DVDs: “The Articles of Association of 1774” program presented by Compatriot William O. Stone (Alabama SAR) and the “American Flag" program presented by Compatriot Thomas B. Green III (Texas SAR). The addition of these two resources will supplement the growing list of effective programs available to state-level societies and local chapters striving to achieve their education goals.

SAR Announces the 2015 Dr. Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award Winner

Every year, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all of its chapters to nominate American history teachers for the Dr. Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award. After a vigorous decision-making process at the Spring Leadership meeting, the 2015 award winner is Mr. Derrick Lindow, a U.S. history and social studies teacher at Daviess County Middle School in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Derrick Lindow

National SAR Library to Showcase Lunar Bible Exhibit

Louisville, Kentucky – One of only twelve flight-certified Lunar Bibles in existence will be on display at the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Genealogical Research Library beginning on Monday, March 9th, 2015.


Edgar Mitchell and Al Newberry

Happy Birthday George Washington!


Americanism Committee Announces the 2015 Americanism & President General Contest Score Sheet is now available

The Americanism Committee is pleased to announce that the 2015 Americanism & President General Contest Score Sheet is now available for downloading and use. The 2015 Score Sheet only has a changes on Tabs 3 and 6 aside from verbiage being added to provide clarification in certain areas. As always, the Americanism Committee encourages all chapters and state societies to participate in these contests and to enter all data as it occurs instead of waiting until January of 2016.

2015 Americanism President General Contest Score Sheet

Longest Serving Compatriot ready to celebrate Rhode Island Society's 125th Anniversary

Mr. Robert William Kenyon was born on January 10, 1914 in Providence, Rhode Island. He joined The Sons of the American Revolution on March 29, 1936, national number 53946, and is now the longest serving compatriot in the United States.

Bob Kenyon

2014 Wreaths Across America 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

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