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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

Book Review: Following the Drum by Nancy K. Loane

Following the Drum --
Women at the Valley Forge Encampment

by Nancy K. Loane (Potomac Books, Washington DC, 2009)

a book review by Ralph D. Nelson, Jr., Historian for the FLSSAR

Man or woman -- if you wish to understand the roles of women in the military during the War of Independence this is a book you should read.

 

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.

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.” 

 

Integrated Library Solution Live at SAR Genealogical Research Library

On June 21, 2013 a new cataloguing system went live at the SAR Genealogical Research Library in Louisville, Kentucky. The new library system, Integrated Library Solution, was purchased this spring by the SAR Library Committee. While the previous system was also provided by The Library Corporation (TLC) this new software is a major upgrade and will significantly benefit library patrons. Many libraries across the country currently use this software, including the DAR.

California Society SAR Through the Years

1906-

Black History Month at SAR Genealogical Research Library

 

 

Celebrate African-American History Month

with

The African-American Genealogy Group of Kentucky

&

National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

 

When:        Saturday, February 16, 2013

SAR Genealogical Research Library Receives Rare Book