• 241st Anniversary of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

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    Compatriots from across North and South Carolina gathered in the rain in Uptown Charlotte to celebrate the 241st annual commemoration of the Signing of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. “It […]

  • NCSSAR Member to Form First African-American SAR Chapter in Harlowe Community

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    General George Washington chapter member Ed Carter, along with SAR member Guy Higgins, is in the process of forming the first African American-majority SAR chapter in the nation! Watch the […]

  • 235th Anniversary of Guilford Courthouse Held in Greensboro

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    The North Carolina SAR and the Nathanael Greene chapter sponsored the 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse on March 12, 2016 at the Guilford Courthouse National Battlefield Park. […]

  • Free Educational Video of NC Patriots at the Battle of Kings Mountain

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    The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail presents a free 40-minute video on YouTube on the “North Carolina Patriots at the Battle of Kings Mountain.” The free 40-minute video tells the […]

  • NC Council for the Social Studies Conference

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    The annual conference for the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies was held February 25 and 26 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Several hundred teachers and teacher […]

  • Benjamin Franklin Visits Charlotte for President’s Day Dinner

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    Dr. Benjamin Franklin, one of our nation’s Founding Fathers, visited the Mecklenburg chapter’s annual President’s Day Community Dinner tonight to share his observations on the drafting of the Declaration of […]

  • Mecklenburg SAR Speaker & Genealogy Workshop

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    Mecklenburg SAR chapter member John Allen, below in photo, delivered his presentation on his Vietnam War experiences during the Alexandriana and Mecklenburg chapter’s DAR meeting at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church. “Compatriot Allen […]

  • NC Speaker of the House Joins the SAR

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    On 08 February 2016 at 4:30pm in the North Carolina House of Representatives office of the Speaker Tim Moore, State Representative Joe Sam Queen, Jim Becker and Sam Powell presented the […]

  • 235th Anniversary of Cowan’s Ford Held in Huntersville, NC

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    The 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowan’s Ford today at Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Huntersville, NC. This was the first year that the SAR had granted “National Event” status […]

  • 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens

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    The 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens was held on January 16, 2016 in Cowpens, SC. View all photos here.

  • Mecklenburg Chapter Presents SAR American History Teacher Award

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    Providence Day School American History teacher Edward “Ted” Dickson has been selected to receive the 2015 American History Teacher Award by the Mecklenburg chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. “An […]

  • Mecklenburg Chapter Wreaths Across America

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    The Mecklenburg chapter assisted in hosting the first Wreaths Across America event held in the Greater Charlotte area at Forest Lawn East Cemetery today. “This one event quickly became one […]

  • SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal

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    The Mecklenburg chapter presented the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Detective Daniel Hernandez today for his outstanding service to community. Officer Hernandez has been with CMPD since […]

  • North Carolina SAR Attend Battle of Great Bridge

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    Members of the North Carolina SAR attended the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Great Bridge in Cheasapeake, VA. The Battle of Great Bridge was fought December 9, 1775, in […]

  • Foothills District Meets in Kings Mountain

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    The Foothills District of the North Carolina SAR met in Kings Mountain for a district informational and chapter officer training session. “We had twelve chapter representatives attend on behalf of […]

  • Lower Cape Fear Chapter Reenacts Stamp Act Protest

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    Re-enactors Compatriots Dr. Doug DeGroote, Gary O. Green and C. Gene Funderburk of the Lower Cape Fear Chapter SAR joined with The Stamp Defiance Chapter of the North Carolina Society […]

  • Mecklenburg Attends Annual Freedom Breakfast

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    Members of the Mecklenburg chapter attended the annual Carolinas Freedom Foundation Freedom Breakfast this morning, held at the Hilton Center City in Charlotte. “I look forward to this breakfast every […]