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The SAR Magazine is the official quarterly publication of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The SAR Magazine has a paid circulation of more than 34,000 active SAR members. A quarterly publication (released in February, May, August, and November), the magazine’s content includes not only SAR society news at all levels and scopes, but features articles on patriotic, historic and educational topics. Special reports recap such news as the commemoration of major events of the Revolutionary War, the restoration of significant historical sites, and many other member-sponsored events and programs. Each issue includes feature articles authored by SAR members recounting in detail a historical perspective of the period and presenting lively portrayals of personalities contributing to the founding of this great nation.

Visitors interested in purchasing a subscription to the SAR Magazine, please contact the SAR Finance department by email or by telephone at (502) 588-6153 for current subscription rates.

If visitors would like to advertise in the SAR Magazine, please see relevant rates and regulations below.

Back Issues

Isssues from 1906 to present can be found at this link.

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The official publication of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.

Rate Card No. 18 Effective: September 1, 2011

Society members are male descendants of those Patriots who during the American Revolution rendered loyal service to the cause of winning our independence from England.

The SAR Magazine has a paid circulation of more than 30,000 active members in the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. A quarterly publication, the content includes not only society news, but feature articles on patriotic, historic and educational themes.

PUBLISHER: President General, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, 809 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202. Phone: (502) 589-1776; E-mail:

EDITOR: Stephen M. Vest, 100 Consumer Lane, P.O. Box 559, Frankfort, KY 40601. Phone: (502) 227-0053; Fax: (502) 227-5009. E-mail:

MAILING AND SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS: Send all contracts, insertion orders, general instructions and payments for advertisements to the publisher. Send materials and copy instructions to the editor.

CONTRACT AND COPY REGULATIONS: Advertisers and advertising agencies assume liability for all advertising content and assume responsibility for any claims arising against the publisher for said content. The publisher may reject any advertising that does not conform to the publisher’s standards. The word “Advertisement” will be placed within copy which, in the publisher’s opinion, resembles editorial matter.

Rates for Standard Units: Four Color

Size 1x 2x 3x 4x
Full page $1800 $1700 $1600 $1500
2/3rd page $1450 $1350 $1250 $1150
1/2 page $1100 $1000 $950 $900
1/3rd page $800 $700 $650 $600
1/6th page $500 $450 $425 $400


Inside page cover: 15% premium; Back cover: $20% premium.

MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS: Trim size: 8.25 inches by 11.125 inches

Standard Unit Sizes:
Full page: 7” x10” 2/3rd-page: 4.625” x 10”
1/2-page horizontal: 7” x 4.875” 1/3rd square: 4.625” x 4.875”
1/3rd vertical: 2.25” x 10; 1/6th vertical: 2.25” x 4.875”

SAR Magazine prefers flattened high resolution PDF files but will also accept InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, JPG or TIF files at 300 dpi. We cannot accept Publisher, PageMaker or Microsoft Word Files.

Please provide all necessary fonts and high-res images. We cannot use PC fonts.
All spot and RGB colors must be converted to CMYK.

CLOSING DATES The first business day of January, April, July and October.