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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.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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:

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SAR Black Patriot Grave Marking – Austin Dabney

 

SAR Black Patriot Grave Marking – Austin Dabney

Zebulon, Pike County, GA – January 30, 2010

 

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:

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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

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:

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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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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

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

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