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News that pertains to the National Society

Changes to National Dues and Fees (2009)

Recent Changes to National Fees and Dues Structure


1. FEES:

  • Membership Application. Each new member application fee will increase from $60 to $80 on applications received after January 1, 2010.
  • Membership Family Plan. Family Plan applications received after January 1, 2010 will cost $80 for the first application and $30 for each additional application in the same family.

2. DUES:

  • National Dues. Effective dues year 2010, Regular Membership dues increase to $30.

Flag Day Proclamation

June 14th, Flag Day is quickly approaching.  We celebrate our nation's emblem wtih encouraging words from our President General Thomas E. Lawrence in his Flag Day Proclamation.


Flag Day Proclamation

Dedication of "Repeal of the Stamp Act, 1766" U.S. Postage Stamp




New Forever Stamp Souvenir Sheet Marks 250th Anniversary of the Repeal of the Stamp Act


NEW YORK — The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated a Forever stamp souvenir sheet commemorating the 250th anniversary of the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1766. The Stamp Act was British legislation that proved historic in galvanizing and uniting the American colonies, setting them on a path toward independence.

Memorial Day Proclamation

As our nation prepares to recognize, remember and honor all United States service men and women our President General Thomas E. Lawrence has issued the following Memorial Day Proclamation.


Memorial Day Proclamation

King's College and The Georgian Papers Programme

Inaugural visiting professorship to give insight into unique UK historic archive

Posted on 17/05/2016

Historian and award-winning winning author Andrew O’ Shaughnessy has been appointed as the first Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professor at King’s College London

Special Event at New England Historic Genealogical Society during 126th Congress

Please join us Monday, July 11, 2016, at New England Historic Genealogical Society for the SAR free reception and small group tours of the library.

Established in 1845, NEHGS provides professional genealogists, important publications in genealogy, a data-rich website providing access to millions of records, and educational opportunities. Its eight-story library houses the largest collection of family research materials in the country. NEHGS helps family historians explore their past and understand their families' unique place in history.

Kentucky Students Sing National Anthem

 Approximately 1000 Kentucky students at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Conference sing the National anthem in the 18-story atrium of the Hyatt Regency in this inspiring video.  This happens each year at the conference.  Check it out!


Alexander Hamilton and Broadway Positively Changing the Way that Americans View U.S. History


Hamilton: An American Musical

“Pledge of Allegiance Anniversary Celebrated at Twin Lights: Original 1893 Event Recalled as Part of Museum Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony”


“Decision 1789: No Campaign Needed”


     When it came time for the newly born United States to elect its first president, everyone knew George Washington was the best man for the job. Not only had Washington led the Continental Army to victory in the country’s fight for independence from the British, he had also presided over the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that gave birth to a new democratic government.

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