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

    Corey Green
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  • Remembering the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill part 2

    Corey Green
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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 […]

  • The Battle of Ramsour’s Mill

    Corey Green
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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 […]

  • 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: William Sharpe

    Corey Green
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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

    Corey Green
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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

    Corey Green
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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • SAR Patriot Ancestors

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    Patriot spotlight: Joseph Sharpe volunteered in Salisbury district

  • Patriot Service

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    This link leads to a new effort to publish stories about our Patriot ancestors in our local newspapers. Compatriot Mark Lackey, the Registrar and Genealogist of the Catawba Valley Chapter and Webmaster of the Salisbury Chapter has started and promoted this through three local North Carolina newspapers, The Taylorsville Times in Alexander County, The Statesville […]

  • Patriot Grave Marking

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    PATRIOT grave marking scheduled for Saturday, 20 May 2017 at 11:00am for Patriot William McKee. Located in the Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground in Statesville, N.C.

  • President’s Piece February 2017

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    February was a blur for me!  I have travelled across the state several times and participated in multiple chapter meetings.  Reconciliation has been completed by State Secretary Jim Becker and all chapter secretaries/treasurers.  We completed the year with 1033 active members.  That is an increase of 56 from last year. My first stop was at […]

  • President’s Piece January 2017

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    WOW!  What a start for the New Year.  Americanism, Stark, Reconciliation, Board of Managers Reports all due at about the same time.  It does not get any more difficult than this month has been and yet we are still moving forward. While the dust was still flying, I managed to visit le Marquis de Lafayette […]

  • President’s Piece December 2016

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    As we begin the New Year, it is good to look back and rejoice in the many accomplishments completed at the chapter level.  I thank all of you who have renewed your membership in the SAR and helped to maintain a great organization with your support.  We continue to make the North Carolina SAR a […]

  • President’s Piece November 2016

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    It is evident that November is a month for giving thanks for all that our society does.  I spent the month travelling to participate in chapter meetings with the Halifax Resolves, The General George Washington and Lower Cape Fear chapters.  I presented awards to members of the Halifax Resolves including four Military Service Medals to […]

  • President’s Piece October 2016

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    Our activities in October were numerous. The first was a meeting of the South Atlantic District in Spartanburg, SC on 6 Oct. There was a candidates’ forum and the District supported all unopposed candidates for national office, Bruce Pickett for Registrar General and Mark Anthony for Historian General. The following day was spent at King’s […]

  • President’s Piece September 2016

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    Our month started out with a rousing success as we chartered our 27th chapter, the Patriot Isaac Carter Chapter in the North Harlowe are near Havelock, NC on 3 Sep 16.  The current President General, J. Michael Tomme, three former PGs, David Sympson, Joe Dooley and Lindsey Brock as well as South Atlantic VPG Larry […]

  • President’s Piece August 2016

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    I have had a lot of travel this month for both personal as well as North Carolina SAR activities.  The month started with a bang when the le Marquis de Lafayette chapter hosted a remembrance of the Battle of the House in the Horseshoe followed by a grave marking for Benjamin Williams.  SE District VP […]

  • President’s Piece July 2016

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    Our Independence Day weekend started with a jolt when the Lower Cape Fear Chapter held its annual 4th of July picnic in Hugh McRae Park in Wilmington.  Certificates of Appreciation were dispersed to community members including YouTube sensation Raymond Greene who regaled us with his rendition of multiple patriotic songs.  UNCW professor and compatriot Chris […]