• Two New Members Inducted into the New Bern Chapter

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    On Saturday, May 19th, James Robert Ainsley and Richard Lee Layton, both of New Bern, were formally inducted into the Sons of the American Revolution, New Bern Chapter. Robert Ainsley’s “Patriot Ancestor” was Peter Wynne of Tyrrell County, NC. Peter Wynne was a member of the 3rd and 5th North Carolina (NC) Provincial Congresses. Peter […]

  • Southern Nash JROTC Cadet Receives Award

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    Southern Nash AFJROTC Cadet Eduardo Orellana was presented with the Sons of the American Revolution Bronze JROTC medal at the unit’s recent awards banquet. Selected by the senior military advisor, Orellana was chosen “in recognition of outstanding leadership qualities, military bearing and excellence, thus exemplifying the high ideals and principles which motivated and sustained our […]

  • Flag Certificate Awarded to Southern Nash HS

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    Southern Nash HS has been awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate for their proper display of the American flag. This award is presented by the SAR to individuals, groups and companies who correctly display the flag for patriotic purposes. Accepting the certificate on behalf of the school was AFJROTC Cadet Colonel Hunter […]

  • Nash Central HS Awarded Flag Certificate

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    Nash Central HS recently received Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate. The award is presented to individuals, groups and organizations that display the American flag for patriotic purposes.  Accepting the award on behalf of the school were NCHS NJROTC Color Guard Commander John Paul Ramos-Padilla and Color Guard member Cadet DonnaVon Petway.  The award […]

  • Cadet Petway Receives SAR Award

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    Nash Central HS NJROTC Cadet DonnaVon Petway was recently awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Bronze JROTC medal. Petway was selected by the unit’s commanding officer “in recognition of outstanding leadership qualities, military bearing and excellence, thus exemplifying the high ideals and principles which motivated and sustained our patriot ancestors”. Halifax Resolves chapter member […]

  • Duo Earn Eagle Scout Award

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    Aaron Thomas Purser and Ayden Matthew Coggins of BSA Troop 238 in Roanoke Rapids attained the rank of Eagle Scout at a recent Court of Honor. Both young men were presented the Sons of the American Revolution Certificate of Recognition “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank […]

  • 2018 Annual Meeting Appointments

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        2018-2019 Committee Chairs Americanism Frank Merrell fem6170@bellsouth.net (704) 636-9471 Salisbury Flag Certificates Frank Merrell fem6170@bellsouth.net (704) 636-9471 Salisbury Awards Chair- James A. Becker jab109@nc.rr.com  919 269-7489 Raleigh Chris Grimes chrisgrimes@embarqmail.com  252-799-1512 Albemarle Michael T. Aycock dpa65@yahoo.com (910) 645-4764 le Marquis de Lafayette Danny Crouse dgcrouse@embarqmail.com (336) 469-9010 Yadkin Valley Jack Bowman jack9431@yahoo.com (828) […]

  • North Carolina 2018-2019 President’s Support

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    Executive Committee Chair- George K. Strunk gkstrunk2@gmail.com  919-778-8324 Gen. George Washington James A. Becker jab109@nc.rr.com  919 269-7489 Raleigh Fred D. Learned fdlearned@gmail.com (239) 849-0814 Bethabara Jay A. Joyce jay@theideapeople.com (704) 526-9548, Mecklenburg Rolf C. Maris rolfcmaris@gmail.com (252) 637-2165 New Bern Color Guard Commander C. Kenith Wilson boxcar27870@embarqmail.com  252-537-5406 Halifax Resolves Eastern NC Adjutant C. Gene […]

  • New Bern Chapter Makes Presentation on Admiral Farragut

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    On April 24, retired Navy Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach, VP of the NC Sons of the American Revolution New Bern Chapter, gave a presentation at the Kinston-Lenoir County Civil War Round Table (KLCCWRT) on “Admiral Farragut – The North Carolina and Spanish Family Connections”. Admiral David G. Farragut was the U.S. Navy’s first admiral. His […]

  • New Bern Chapter Registrar, Represents the VFW at Awards Ceremony

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    In addition to the SAR award being presented at this year’s Pamlico High School. NJROTC annual Awards Ceremony, Gary Gillette (New Bern SAR Chapter Registrar), represented the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2514, and presented the VFW, JR ROTC Recognition Certificate and Medal, to c/PO2 Lakeisha Gibbs. Cadet Gibbs, is a 2nd year Cadet, […]

  • New Bern Chapter Attends Pamlico High School NJROTC Ceremony

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    During an awards ceremony at Pamlico High School on April 18th, Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach, VP of the New Bern Chapter, presented the Bronze Good Citizenship Medal to Cadet Zayne Perkins of the Naval JROTC unit. Cadet Perkins is an outstanding young man who received numerous awards and commendations throughout the evening. The award ceremony […]

  • U.S. Flag Program Conducted in Greensboro

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    John Martin and wife Joanna gave students at Northeast Guilford High School in Greensboro a presentation on the American flag.

  • SAR Visits Williams HS

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    Sam Powell gave a presentation on George Washington and the American flag to a AP history (11th grade) class at Williams High School in Burlington.

  • Bojangles Receives SAR Flag Certificate

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR has awarded the SAR Flag Certificate to the Bojangles Restaurant #1043 in Rocky Mount, NC. This certificate is presented “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the Display of the Flag of the United States of America.” Store Manager Ms. Pauline Williams accepted the award on behalf of Bo Jangles.  […]

  • Chick-fil-A Receives Award

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR has awarded the SAR Flag Certificate to the Chick-fil-A restaurant in Roanoke Rapids, NC. This certificate is presented “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the Display of the Flag of the United States of America.” Store Manager Ms. Ceci Garrett accepted the award and is shown with her members […]

  • SAR Celebrates the Halifax Resolves

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution hosted an April 12th ceremony celebrating the 242nd anniversary of the adoption of the Halifax Resolves on April 12th, 1776.  Chapter President David B. Gammon assumed the role of Master of Ceremonies following the welcome given by Historic Halifax Site Manager Karl […]

  • U.S. Flag Program Conducted at Halifax Academy

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    Ms. Lindy Rogerson recently requested a program about the U.S. flag be presented to her 5th grade class at Halifax Academy.  Compatriot Ken Wilson spoke to the students about U.S. Flag history, etiquette, and proper folding.  This presentation has become an annual event for Ms. Rogerson’s class. Compatriot Wilson assists as  student Watkins Crew folds the […]

  • SAR Visits Gates Co. High School

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    Gates Co. HS Social Studies teacher Ms. Savannah Blystone recently contacted Halifax Resolves Compatriot Ken Wilson to speak to students from three of the schools History classes.  Ms. Blystone learned about the SAR Speakers Bureau at the February Social Studies Conference in Greensboro.  Wilson presented a program entitled “From Mecklenburg to Halifax” to over 70 […]

  • Chaloner Middle School Receives Flag Certificate

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR has awarded Chaloner Middle School a Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves Past President Ken Wilson and accepted by Chaloner Middle School Principal Mr. […]

  • Halifax Academy Student Wins Halifax Resolves SAR Poster Contest

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    A total of 81 posters from three area schools were submitted to the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter Americanism Poster Contest. This year’s topic was a Revolutionary War Event. The winning poster was submitted by Avery Boone, a 5th grade student in Mrs. Lindy Rogerson’s class at Halifax Academy.  Avery’s entry documented the Edenton Tea Party. […]

  • Elias Wins Halifax Resolves SAR Brochure Contest

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    Madison B. Elias, an eighth grade student at Chaloner Middle School, was recently selected as the winner of the Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter winner of the Americanism Brochure Contest. This contest requires the student to design a brochure that supports one of the five Founding Documents of the United States.  Madison’s entry was in […]

  • NC Governor Roy Cooper Inducted into the SAR

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Robert Sigmon Phone: (919) 349-8245 Email: Robert_Sigmon@yahoo.com   NC Governor Roy Cooper Inducted into the SAR (Raleigh, NC, April 16, 2018) On Wednesday, March 28, the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (NCSSAR) had the distinct privilege to induct North Carolina Governor Roy Asberry Cooper, III and […]

  • New Bern Chapter Attends Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge 242nd Commemoration

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    Five members of the NC SAR New Bern Chapter attended and participated in the 242nd Commemoration of the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge fought between 1050 North Carolina Patriot militia (including 600 from New Bern) and 800 Loyalist militia forces (600 Highlander Scots and 200 Regulators) on February 27, 1776. Moore’s Creek is the site […]

  • The Crossing of the Dan

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    The Crossing of the Dan ceremony in South Boston, Virginia was attended by NC SAR President George K. Strunk accompanied by seven compatriots from the Alamance Battleground, General George Washington, Halifax Resolves and le Marquis de Lafayette chapters. Members participated in the color guard and presented the state and chapter wreaths. Due to the rainy weather, the […]

  • Certificate of Commendation Presented by New Bern Chapter

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    On Feb 16th, a Certificate of Commendation was presented to Dixon – Conderman VFW Post 2514, of New Bern, by the New Bern SAR Chapter, in recognition of the Post’s “Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  Over the years, the VFW Post and the New Bern SAR […]

  • Halifax & the Revolution

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter member Ken Wilson was recently asked to speak to the 8th grade Social Studies students at Chaloner MS about Halifax during the Revolutionary War.  Wilson informed the students of the importance of the town as an unofficial capitol of the colony, the role of training troops and the arsenal at Halifax while […]

  • SAR Visits Local Elementary Schools

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    Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Elementary Schools were recently visited by Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter who spoke to them about the SAR’s annual Americanism Poster Contest. Wilson explained the rules of the contest and this year’s subject, a Revolutionary War event.  Two subjects were suggested, the Edenton Tea Party and the […]

  • The Battle of Kings Mountain Comes to Halifax Academy

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    The 6th & 8th grade classes of Halifax Academy in Roanoke Rapids, NC recently invited Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves SAR chapter to present a program about the Battle of Kings Mountain that took place on October 7, 1780.  Wilson, dressed in the attire of a Patriot militia member, told the students about the […]

  • Halifax Academy Awarded Flag Certificate

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    Halifax Academy, in Roanoke Rapids, NC was recently awarded an SAR Flag Certificate “In recognition of exemplary Patriotism in the display of the flag of the United States of America”.  Assistant Headmaster Ms. Amy Poole accepted the certificate on behalf of the academy.  The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves SAR Past President Ken Wilson.

  • SAR Presents Poster Contest to 5th Grade

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    The annual Halifax Resolves SAR Poster Contest has begun. Compatriot Ken Wilson spoke with 5th grade students at Halifax Academy about the topic for the year and the rules of the contest.  The topic this year is a Revolutionary War event.  The chapter suggested the topics of the Halifax Resolves and the Edenton Tea Party, […]

  • Peyton Anderson Attains Eagle Scout

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    Peyton C. Anderson, BSA Troop 144, Lewis-Deanes District, East Carolina Council recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. During his Court of Honor the Halifax Resolves SAR presented him with an SAR Eagle Scout Recognition Certificate which read in part “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank […]

  • New Bern Chapter Provides Certificate of Appreciation

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    On January 13th, the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Savage’s Wood Burning Pizzeria in New Bern. Since its opening, Savage’s has demonstrated its patriotism, and community support, by allowing local organizations, like the New Bern SAR Chapter, to hold meetings at the restaurant. […]

  • SAR Raleigh Chapter Celebrates Wreaths Across America 2017

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    Raleigh, North Carolina – December 16, 2017:  NC SAR Raleigh Chapter President, Robert Sigmon and members of the Raleigh Chapter participated in the Wreaths Across American Celebration at Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Downtown Raleigh.  The chapter was privileged to serve as color guard, posting the colors at the beginning of the ceremony, as well as […]

  • SAR Attends Wreaths Across America at Evergreen Cemetery

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    NC SAR President SMS George K. Strunk, USAF (ret.), along with members of the General George Washington Chapter and Ken Wilson from the Halifax Resolves Chapter, attended and participated in the Wreaths Across America Ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery in Princeton, NC.  President Strunk and Gen. George Washington Color Guard Commander Kenny Smith presented wreaths during […]

  • NC SAR Color Guard Leads Christmas Parade

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    The Combined NC SAR Color Guard assisted by members of the NC Sons of the Revolution Color Guard led the Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade for the tenth consecutive year.  The Halifax Resolves Chapter was the host chapter.  A pre-event luncheon was held at Ralph’s BBQ in Weldon, NC.

  • RRHS Student Wins Essay Contest

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR recently conducted its annual George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. This contest pertains to events leading up to and including the Revolutionary.  The student must write an essay 800-1200 words in length with a minimum of five sources of which only two can be internet sources. This […]

  • General George Washington Chapter marks Patriot David Smith’s Grave

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  • Joint Flag Retirement Held at Veterans Park

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    A joint flag retirement ceremony was recently held at Veterans Park in Roanoke Rapids. Co-hosts of the event were the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR, Boy Scout Troops 144 & 411 and American Legion Post 98 of Halifax.  The program was written and conducted by Troop 144.  Approximately 170 flags were retired with honor and […]

  • Halifax Resolves Installs New Officers

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    At the annual meeting of the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter, a new officer corps was installed by NC SAR President SMS George K. Strunk, USAF (ret). Mr. David Gammon was installed as the new Chapter President; Mr. Geoff Pittard as Vice President; Mr. Steve Avent as Sec./Treas./Registrar and Rev. Duncan H. Jones as Chaplain. During […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Participates in Veterans Day Program

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter was one of the sponsors of the Veterans Day ceremony conducted at Veterans Park in Roanoke Rapids.  Past Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the Veterans Day Proclamation written by NSSAR President-General Larry T. Guzy to the gathering. photo courtesy rrspin.com Chapter members Ken Wilson, Rev. Duncan Jones, Compatriots J. Rives Manning  and […]

  • Macon United Methodist Church Honors Veterans

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    Veterans in the Macon Community were honored during the morning worship service at Macon United Methodist Church. Participants were: (l-r) Halifax Resolves SAR President Ken Wilson, AmVets Post 101 Commander Nina Hutchins, Jewel Fenwick, AmVets Post 101 Ladies Auxiliary President Marsha Fenwick, Department of North Carolina AmVets Commander Keith Hutchins and American Legion Post 98 […]

  • Two New Junior Members Inducted into the New Bern Chapter

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    On November 3rd, two of the newest “Junior” members of the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) were inducted into the organization. Caden Danielson (12 years old) and his brother Chase Danielson (10 years old) of Tampa Florida were sworn in by their grandfather, Gary Gillette, SAR New Bern Chapter […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Remembers Veterans

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    At the request of the Halifax County Library, the Halifax Resolves Chapter Sons of the American Revolution placed a display in the entry way of the library honoring all veterans past and present. The display was set up by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson, MSgt. USAF (ret.).  

  • Crawford Earns Eagle Scout Award

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    Harry Jonathan Crawford, Jr. was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor held by Troop 144 of Roanoke Rapids. The ceremony was conducted by Troop 144 Charter Organization Representative Lee Bone, Unit Commissioner Jeff McKee, Scout Master Dan Harris and Asst. Scout Master Josh Clark.   Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken […]

  • NC SAR Past President Remembered

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution recently dedicated an SAR marker at the grave of Compatriot Dr. Ralph Hardee Rives. The chapter was assisted by NC SAR Sr. VP Mr. James A. Becker, the Combined NC SAR Color Guard and SAR members from the General George Washington, Lower […]

  • AP History Class Hosts SAR Speaker

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    Nash Central HS History teacher Mr. Renny Taylor and the AP History class invited Mr. Ken Wilson, president of the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR to be a guest speaker during one of their classes. Wilson presented a program on the significance of the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution. This battle in […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement Held at Roanoke Rapids HS

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    The Roanoke Rapids HS Social Studies Department, American Legion Post 98 and the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR sponsored a Joint Flag Retirement for the students during their Power B Period. The ceremony was written by the students that included comments by American Legion Post 98 Adjutant Mr. J. Rives Manning about “What the Flag […]

  • Power Period Presentation

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    RRHS History teacher Mr. Seth Warren recently requested Mr. Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter to present a program to students during their Power Period B. Wilson presented a program on different uniforms worn during the American Revolution and at the request of Mr. Warren gave a brief overview of his military service.

  • Halifax Resolves DAR Chapter Host SAR Speaker

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted a program presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter SAR President-elect David B. Gammon. The program was entitled “Ten Reasons to Read Court Minutes”.  Shown in the photo (l-r) is Ms. Ann Newbern, Vice Regent of the Halifax Resolves DAR Chapter, Mr. David B. Gammon, President-elect […]

  • Historic Burke Foundation’s annual Revolutionary War Days 9/30 – 10/1

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  • Constitution Day Display

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    The Halifax Resolves SAR chapter and the Halifax Resolves DAR chapter joined forces and placed a Constitution Day display in the Scotland Neck Memorial Library. The display illustrates the progression from the Halifax Resolves to the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bills of Rights.  Informational flyers were also available to the public.  Shown […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Attends 9-11 Ceremony

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    Members of the Halifax Resolves Chapter attended the 16th Annual Patriot’s Day 9-11 Commemoration Ceremony in Roanoke Rapids.  The program was sponsored by AMVETS Post 101 and the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department.  Area first responders participated, with Enfield Chief of Police Tyree Davis as the keynote speaker.  The Roanoke Rapids HS AJROTC presented the colors.  […]

  • Rear Adm Jay DeLoach Inducted in SAR

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    On September 9th, Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach, US Navy (retired) and former Director of the Naval History & Heritage Command was inducted into the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.  The induction ceremony was held in front of the Tryon Palace in New Bern.  Admiral DeLoach’s “Patriot Ancestor”, was his 5th […]

  • Troop 146 Eagle Scout Recognized

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    BSA Troop 146’s newest Eagle Scout Dillon McCoy Rowell was recognized by the Sons of the American Revolution at his Court of Honor with a Certificate of Recognition for “Outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout”. The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter President […]

  • Newest New Bern Chapter Member Inducted

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    During the July 8th Chapter meeting, Mark Lyon, of Morehead City, NC, became the newest member of the New Bern Chapter.  Mark’s Patriot Ancestor, is Jeremiah Jones, who served under Captain James Fair, and Colonel Wade.  

  • History Presentations at Tar River Academy

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    Tar River Academy in Rocky Mount, NC recently asked Halifax Resolves Chapter member Ken Wilson to present two programs for their students. The Battle of Kings Mountain was presented to the high school Social Studies classes of Ms. Charman Pearson and the middle school classes of Ms. Jacquetta Harrison attended a presentation about U.S. Flag […]

  • Mecklenburg Color Guard Welcomes New U.S. Citizens

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    Members of the Mecklenburg chapter Color Guard participated in the 2nd annual New U.S. Citizen Naturalization Ceremony held at the Charlotte Museum of History. 32 new U.S. citizens took their oath of citizenship during the ceremony. They were from 12 different countries, ranging from Colombia to the UK. Chapter members John Allen, Neil Hohmann, Ray […]

  • Eagle Scout Receives Award

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    Eagle Scout Sean Michael Ketoff of BSA Troop 146 in Roanoke Rapids was the recipient of the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout Recognition certificate at his recent Court of Honor. The certificate, awarded by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson, recognized Ketoff’s “Outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment […]

  • Newest New Bern Chapter Member

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    At 10AM Friday, June 23rd, in front of Tryon Palace in New Bern, , Kevin Helmick was inducted into the New Bern Chapter of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.  Rolf Maris, President of the New Bern Chapter conducted the ceremony.  Also in attendance was Kevin’s wife Sheryl and 5 of […]

  • Genealogical Society Hears Battle of Kings Mountain Program

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    At the invitation of the Halifax County Genealogical Society, Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented a program entitled “The Battle of Kings Mountain, October 7, 1780: The Beginning of the End”. This program encompassed events leading up to and including the battle that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War in the South. Following […]

  • Battle of Ramsour’s Mill 2017 Video Coverage

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    Gun Salute at 2017Commemoration for the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill. Posted by Catawba Valley Chapter Sons of the American Revolution on Sunday, June 11, 2017 Color Guard Assembly 2017 Ramsour’s Mill Commemoration Color Guard entry at the 2017 Commemoration of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill in Lincolnton, N.C. Posted by Catawba Valley Chapter Sons of […]

  • Remembering the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill part 2

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    The News Herald – Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Part 2 In part one of this article we discussed particulars of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill and how short and bitter sweet the battle was in favor of our Patriots against overwhelming odds being outnumbered three to one and overcoming those odds sending the Tories on […]

  • SAR Presents U.S. Flag Program to Belmont Elementary 5th Grade

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    The Belmont Elementary School 5th grade in Roanoke Rapids recently requested Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson speak to them about U.S. flag history, flag etiquette and proper folding of the flag. Students were also told the meaning of each fold of the flag.  The group consisted of five classes with a total of about […]

  • The Battle of Ramsour’s Mill

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    The News Herald – Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Article These series of articles is brought to you monthly by the Catawba Valley Chapter of the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and the welcome cooperation of your local newspaper to bring awareness of the service and sacrifices of our local Patriot […]

  • Eagle Scout Recognized

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    Eagle Scout Kyler Rogerson of BSA Troop 238 in Roanoke Rapids was the recipient of the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout Recognition certificate at his recent Court of Honor. The certificate, awarded by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson, recognized Rogerson’s “Outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of […]

  • Chaloner MS Student Wins NC SAR Brochure Contest

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    Sierra Lynn Gibbs, an 8th grade student at Chaloner Middle School in Roanoke Rapids, was the winner of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Middle School Americanism Brochure Contest.  This contest challenges the student to design a brochure supporting one of the five founding documents: the Articles of Confederation, the Declaration of Independence, the […]

  • Manning 4th Grade Student Wins NC SAR Poster Contest

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    Elliott Sass, a 4th grade student at Manning Elementary School in Roanoke Rapids, has won the NC Sons of the American Revolution Americanism Poster Contest.  The contest topic changes annually from a Revolutionary War Patriot to a battle/event.  The topic this year was to research a local Revolutionary War Patriot, and design a poster that […]

  • Memorial Day Ceremony in Roanoke Rapids

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR participated in the Memorial Day Ceremony in Roanoke Rapids at Cedarwood Cemetery sponsored by AmVets Posts 101 and 320. Chapter Chaplain Rev. Duncan H. Jones gave the Invocation and Benediction.  Chapter President Ken Wilson read the meaning of the 13 folds of the U.S. flag as scouts from BSA […]

  • New Bern High School NJROTC

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    Thursday, May 25th, several members of the New Bern Chapter attended the New Bern High School NJROTC Awards Ceremony.  It was a wonderful event, which highlights the many accomplishments of the young men and women.

  • RRHS Social Studies Teacher Receives SAR Medal

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR has awarded Mr. Seth Warren, a Social Studies teacher at Roanoke Rapids HS, the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal “in recognition of notable services in behalf of our American principles”.  Mr. Warren has vigorously worked with the chapter by participating in the SAR Knight Essay contest, utilizing the NC […]

  • 21st Annual Patriots’ Day Celebration

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    The 21st Annual Patriots’ Day ceremony was held May 20th at Alamance Battleground.  This ceremony commemorates the 1781 battles of Clapp’s Mill, Pyle’s Defeat and Lindley’s Mill and the pre-Revolutionary War May 16, 1771 Battle of Alamance.  Compatriot Christopher Powell of the Alamance Battleground Chapter was the Master of Ceremonies.  The colors were posted by […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement Held at Alamance Battleground

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    The Alamance Battleground and Halifax Resolves Chapters NC SAR conducted a joint flag retirement prior to the Patriot’s Day at the battleground. Alamance Battleground Compatriots Dr. Samuel C. Powell and Norman Whitney were joined by Halifax Resolves Compatriot Ken Wilson in the ceremonial retirement of 86 flags.  The ashes were later buried by Compatriot Wilson […]

  • Newest Member Installed in New Bern Chapter

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    On May 13th, at the bi-monthly meeting of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), New Bern Chapter, Robert R. Shuck, of New Bern, was installed as its newest Chapter member.  Robert’s “Patriot Ancestor” is Solomon Burroughs, who lived in Standly County, North Carolina and served as a Private during in the American Revolutionary War.  […]

  • Grave Marking for Patriot William Battle

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    The Halifax Resolves chapter recently sponsored a Patriot grave marking ceremony for Patriot William Battle of Nash Co., NC. William Battle was born about 1758, most likely in Northampton Co., NC, the son of William and Mary Battle. His parents lived first in Edgecombe (now Nash) Co., later moved to Northampton Co., but moved back […]

  • President’s Piece April 2017

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    My last month as President of the North Carolina SAR started off well when Julie and I travelled back to our USAF stomping grounds in Yorktown, VA on April 3 to participate in the Grand Opening of the Jamestown and American Revolution Settlement Museum at Yorktown.  With the help of Compatriots Dan Hopping and Jeff […]

  • Patriot spotlight: Joseph Sharpe

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    Patriot spotlight link: Joseph Sharpe   Editor’s note: This is one in a series of monthly articles by the Catawba Valley Chapter of the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.   Download PDF – SAR Article 1 Joseph Sharpe

  • Patriot spotlight: William Sharpe

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    Patriot spotlight link: William Sharpe   Note: This series of articles is brought to you monthly by the Catawba Valley Chapter of the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution to bring awareness of the service and sacrifices of our local patriot ancestors and of area events that occurred during their fight […]

  • Mecklenburg Chapter’s 2017 Annual President’s Day Dinner in Charlotte

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    On February 23, 2017, the Mecklenburg Chapter NCSSAR held its annual President’s Day Dinner at the Hilton Charlotte Executive Park hotel. The speaker for this event was our 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.   President’s Day Dinner Mecklenburg Chapter

  • South Carolina State SAR Educational Video Project

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    South Carolina ETV, The National Park Service, The Self Family Foundation, The George Washington Endowment Fund of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, The South Carolina State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and The ETV Endowment of South Carolina collaborated to tell the stories of The Southern Campaign […]

  • Hilton Garden Inn Director of Sales Recognized

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    The Halifax Resolves, NC SAR has awarded Ms. Julie Frys, Director of Sales at the Hilton Garden Inn of Roanoke Rapids, with an SAR Certificate of Appreciation. Ms. Frys has assisted the chapter in obtaining rooms for national officers and other members of the SAR attending the annual Halifax Resolves ceremony and the reception the […]

  • RRPD Deputy Chief Recognized

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    Roanoke Rapids Police Department Deputy Chief E. A. “Andy Jackson was awarded the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson. Wilson presented the medal at a meeting of the Roanoke Rapids City Council.  The recommendation by Roanoke Rapids Chief of Police Chuck Hasty cited that “Deputy Chief Jackson has been […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Speaks to RRHS 9th Grade History Classes

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    Mr. Edward Gardner, Roanoke Rapids High School World History teacher, recently invited NC SAR Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to his classes about the American Revolution in North Carolina. Wilson presented a program entitled “From Mecklenburg to Halifax” to three classes.  In addition to the programs, Wilson also presented Mr. Gardner with […]

  • 241st Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves Celebrated

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR hosted the 241st anniversary celebration of the adoption of the Halifax Resolves on April 12th in Historic Halifax, NC.  NSSAR Secretary-General Mr. Larry T. Guzy attended and was the guest speaker.  NSSAR South Atlantic District Vice President General Dr. Lawrence G. Fehrenbaker, NSSAR Genealogist John D. Sinks, SAR Foundation […]

  • Pamlico County High School NJROTC Annual Awards Ceremony

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    On 12 April, the New Bern SAR Chapter attended the Pamlico County High School NJROTC Annual Awards Ceremony and presented the SAR JROTC Medal, and Certificate.  This year’s cadet, who was selected as for having a high degree of merit, with respect to leadership qualities, military bearing, and general excellence, was Dorin Record.

  • Rowan Resolves

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    Rowan Resolves – Newletter of the Salisbury Chapter

  • Halifax Academy Fifth Grade Learns About The Flag

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    Halifax Academy fifth grade teacher Ms. Lindy Rogerson requested Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson  come and talk with her class about the U.S. flag. Wilson’s program covered U.S. flag history, flag etiquette and proper folding of the flag.  Following the presentation Wilson divided the class into two groups and had them practice folding the flag.  […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement with RRHS

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR joined with the Social Studies Department and the AJROTC Jacket Battalion of Roanoke Rapids High School in conducting a Flag Retirement ceremony for the school’s students. Students in the Social Studies classes wrote and conducted the ceremony.  This was the third such ceremony held in the last twelve months. […]

  • Law Enforcement Commendation Medal Awarded

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    At a recent meeting of the Halifax County Board of Commissioners meeting Major Patrick Neil Aycock was awarded the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal. Major Aycock was recognized for his service on the recommendation of Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp.  The recommendation read as follows: “Neil Patrick Aycock began his law enforcement career at the […]

  • Proclamation Requested

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson recently went before the Halifax County Board of Commissioners requesting the Board approve a proclamation in support of the SAR celebration of the 241st Anniversary of the Adoption of the Halifax Resolves to be held April 12th, 2017 in Halifax, NC.  The proclamation was unanimously approved by the Board.  […]

  • President’s Piece – March 2017

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    March roared in like the proverbial Lion as Julie and I headed to Louisville for the semi-annual Leadership meeting.  As is our practice, we decided to make a two-day event of our arrival and stopped in Beckley, WV en route to the meeting.  As we travelled up the leeward side of the mountains, we ran […]

  • New Bern SAR Chapter Continues to Grow

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    On March 27th, in front of the Tryon Palace in New Bern, Stanley (Lee) R. Purcell, Jr, was inducted into the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR).  In the past 2 years, the New Bern Chapter has doubled in the number of its members, and with its history, the Tryon Palace provided an excellent backdrop […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter at Tar River Academy

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    Ms. Charman Pearson, the Social Studies teacher at Tar River Academy in Rocky Mount, recently invited Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to her classes about the significance of the dates on the North Carolina flag. The presentation, entitled From Mecklenburg to Halifax”, was presented to two different groups of students.  […]

  • History Programs Presented at Northeast Academy

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    Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter President Ken Wilson recently visited Northeast Academy and spoke to elementary school, middle school, and high school students. A program covering “U. S. Flag History, Etiquette and Folding” was presented to the 4th, 5th and 6th grades.  The middle school and high school history classes each heard a presentation entitled […]

  • Northeast Academy Receives Flag Certificate

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    Northeast Academy in Lasker was recently awarded an SAR Flag Certificate by Halifax Resolves Chapter Pres. Ken Wilson. The award was accepted by 6th grade teacher Ms. Dana Boone and the entire 6th grade class who has the responsibility of raising and lowering the U.S. flag each day.  The certificate recognized the class’s “Exemplary Patriotism […]

  • Sheetz #447 Recognized

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    Halifax Resolves NC Sons of the American Revolution VP R. J. Myrick recently presented the Sheetz #447 station on Wesleyan Blvd. in Rocky Mount the SAR Flag Certificate. This certificate is presented to individuals, organizations or companies “In Recognition of exemplary Patriotism in the display of the flag of the United States of America.” Tasha […]

  • USCG Auxiliary Flotilla #93 Receives Award

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    Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter VP R.J. Myrick recently awarded the SAR Flag Certificate to the United State Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla #93, Lake Gaston, recognizing them for properly flying the U.S. flag for patriotic reasons. Mr. Ed Burke accepted the certificate on behalf of the Auxiliary.

  • Flag Certificate Awarded to NC Wesleyan

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    NC Wesleyan has been awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Flag certificate “In recognition of exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”. Dr. Dewey G. Clark, President of NC Wesleyan, accepted the award that was presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R.J. Myrick. (l-r) Dr. Dewey G. […]

  • Englewood Baptist Church Recognized

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter, North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) has recognized Englewood Baptist Church in Rocky Mount for their “Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”. Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R.J. Myrick presented the certificate to Executive Pastor Greg O’Neil. (l-r) Halifax Resolves Chapter VP […]

  • SAR Patriot Ancestors

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    Patriot spotlight: Joseph Sharpe volunteered in Salisbury district