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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.

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.

"Help a Vet" Ladies Luncheon during the Spring Leadership

As most of you know, Mickey Jo Lawrence, First Lady of the SAR picked a theme this year - "Help a Vet."  With that in mind the Ladies Luncheon held during the Spring Leadership Meeting focused on female veterans and a Lexington, Kentucky non-profit organization called Sheppard's Hands.  They help female veterans by transforming a house into a home for homeless female veterans.  It is the first of its kind in the state of Kentucky.

SAR Foundation Donor Lapel Pins

     The SAR Foundation is now showcasing pins of appreciation to all donors giving at the $10 pledge level or above. This fine lapel pin depicts the SAR letters in tones of gold, will compliment any jacket, and will help point out the donor’s ongoing commitment to the SAR’s mission through his or her charitable giving. Those individuals or SAR Chapters and State Societies wishing to order a pin or a supply of pins to share with your chapter should contact Ms.