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News that pertains to the National Society

Third Hotel now available in Greenville, SC

Courtesy reservations are being accepted at the Crowne Plaza on Congaree Road for 18-24 JUly 2014.  The nightly rate is $120 plus tax; king and double beds are available. Parking is free.

The hotel offers a shuttle from the Greenville – Spartanburg airport (GSP)*.  AND the Crowne Plaza will operate a courtesy shuttle to/from the Hyatt hotel!  

Register for the 124th Congress

Below find the registration form for the 124th Congress.  We are working to finish and load the On-line version.

 

 

PG Dooley attends dedication of monument honoring James Forten, Black Hero of the American Revolution

PG Joseph Dooley traveled to Philadelphia PA on Sunday Aapril 6th 2014 to participate in the dedication of a monument to James Forten, Philadelphia's first Black Man to be honored for his service in the American Revolution.  Forten, born in 1766, joined the fight at the age of fifteen as a sailor on privateer ship that was attacking British shipping.

In addition to PG Dooley, the Color Guard of Philadelphia Continental Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution participated in the event.  See the full story at the following link:

President General Dooley meets with Irish Ambassador

On Thursday, April 3, 2014, President General Dooley met with Her Excellency Ann Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, at the Irish Embassy in Washington, D.C.  PG Dooley described the SAR's upcoming pilgrimage to Ireland, in which nearly 100 compatriots and spouses will participate in May 2014.  PG Dooley also presented Ambassador Anderson with the SAR International Medal and the Commodore John Barry Medal (the medal commissioned for the Ireland trip).  The PG was accompanied by aides-de-camp Michael J.

PG meets Irish Ambassador

View the construction on Phase II of our Headquarters building with this series of videos.

 

The construction phase has started and is progressing at a steady pace. It is projected to take 18 months from start to finish.  Below is a series of videos from the start of construction up through the most recent building events. Get some popcorn and your drink and sit back to enjoy each of the videos.

There are more to come.  Stay tuned and watch the progress!  Have you donated?

 

SAR Genealogical Research Library and soon to be SAR Headquarters

NSSAR Americanism Committee announces 2014 Contest Score Sheets Rollout

 

NSSAR Americanism Committee announces 2014 Contest Score Sheets Rollout

By: Mark C Anthony, Chairman

233rd Anniversary: Victory at the Battle of Cowpens

President General Joseph Dooley of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution leads 233rd anniversary celebration of Patriot victory at the Battle of Cowpens Jan. 18

See video

Who Was the 2ND Signer?

josiah BartlettJosiah Bartlett was born 21 Nov 1729 in Amesbury, Massachusetts to Stephen and Hannah (Webster) Bartlett. From the time he was a boy, he was determined to become a doctor, and after five years of study, opened his medical practice in Kingston, New Hampshire in 1750.
josiah Bartlett