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News that pertains to the National Society

NSSAR Hosts 3rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

                                                         

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

 

 

 

 

 

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The Passing of a World War II Patriot who was sworn in to the Sons of the American Revolution

Bud Hawk's Medal of Honor
World War II Patriot is sworn in to the Sons of the American Revolution

 

Bud Hawk's Medal of Honor

Veterans Recognition Committee

 

President General Joseph W. Dooley's presentation to the American Legion

The following is President General Joseph W. Dooley's presentation and greetings to the American Legion during their 95th National Convention in Houston, Texas. 

PG Dooley presented National Commander James E. Koutz with the NSSAR Distinguished Patriotic Leadership Award.

 

New Addition to the SAR Library: The National Society, Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters

New Addition to the SAR Library 
 
The National Society, Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters, 1607-1861 was organized on 17 Oct 1997 in Washington, D.C.

George Washington Exhibition to Open at NSSAR Headquarters

 “The Many Faces of George Washington,” a national travelling exhibition that examines the multi-dimensional, real-life man behind the myth, opens at the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution on November 9, 2013 and will be on display through December 16, 2013 at its headquarters on 1000 S. 4th Street, Louisville, KY, 40203.

Full Results of 2012 Americanism & President General’s Streamer Contests

The NSSAR Americanism Committee is please to publish the Full Results for the Allene Wilson Groves Americanism (chapters), Liberty Bell Americanism (state societies), and the President General’s Streamer and President General’s Cup contests for 2012. The winners were recognized at the 2013 NSSAR Annual Congress in Kansas City.

Veterans Oral History Project Workshop at SAR Genealogical Research Library

 

As part of the 3rd Saturday programming series, on Saturday, August 17, 2013 Ron Burkhart SgtMaj  USMC Ret. of the Indiana Society SAR led a workshop on the Library of Congress Veteran’s History Project.  According to the Library of Congress (LOC), “The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.” 

 

The Induction of a Doolitte Raider and his grandsons

Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, one of the last four surviving Doolittle Raiders, and his grandsons, Elliot and Nathan Chal were inducted into the Simon Kenton Chapter, Kentucky Society on Wednesday, August 28th at the SAR Genealogical Research Library in Louisville, Kentucky.

Doolitte Painting from the Doolittle Raider's official website
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