• North Carolina SAR Winter BOM 1 February 2020

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    All SAR members are invited to attend the North Carolina SAR 2020 Winter BOM immediately following the Cowan’s Ford Celebration. A catered lunch and meeting book costs $25 per person. Please RSVP today!

  • North Carolina SAR Rumbaugh Contestant Wins at National

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    Seven members of the NC Society were present for the 2019 Annual Congress in Costa Mesa, California: Jim Becker, John Thornhill, Sam Powell, Gary Green, George Strunk, Jay DeLoach, and Michael Aycock. Events started with the Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade (with a 6.4 Earthquake), and a Let Freedom Ring Ceremony in Cerritos, CA […]

  • Veterans Honored at Calvary Baptist Church

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    Calvary Baptist in Roanoke Rapids invited the SAR to honor veterans during their two Sunday morning worship services.  Alamance Battleground Chapter past President Dr. Sam Powell and Halifax Resolves Chapter past President Ken Wilson conducted the ceremonies.  Following their opening remarks, they explained the meaning of each item on the Missing Man table.  They concluded […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement Held

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    Veterans Park in Roanoke Rapids was the site of a recent joint flag retirement ceremony sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 144, the Alamance Battleground and the Halifax Resolves Chapters North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution.  Assistant Scout Master James Tuck opened the ceremony followed by the Invocation given by Halifax Resolves VP Geoff Pittard.  […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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.

  • NCSSAR Has Table at NC Social Studies Conference

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    The 47th annual conference of the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies was held in Greensboro at the Koury Center, March 2 and 3, 2017.  The theme of this year’s conference was “Civic Learning and Cultural Inquiry in a Changing World.”  State Education Chair David Gammon (Halifax Resolves Chapter) and Compatriots Larry Brown (Nathanael […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Crossing of the Dan

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    The NC SAR was well represented at the Crossing of the Dan ceremony in South Boston, VA. NC SAR President Gary Green led a contingent from the Alamance Battleground, General George Washington, Halifax Resolves, Lower Cape Fear, Mecklenburg and Patriot Isaac Carter chapters who participated in the color guard and presented wreaths.  The guest speaker […]

  • NC SAR Attends the Battle of Great Bridge

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    NC SAR President Gary O. Green accompanied by members of the Alamance Battleground, Albemarle, Halifax Resolves, Lower Cape Fear, Mecklenburg and Patriot Isaac Carter Chapters attended the ceremonies at the Great Bridge Battlefield Memorial Park.  NSSAR President-General J. Michael Tomme was in attendance and posed with the NC SAR contingent in the group picture below.

  • 20th Patriots’ Day -Alamance Battleground-14 May 2016

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    The North Carolina Society convened at the State Color Guard event at Alamance Battle Ground State Historical Park to commemorate the 1781 Revolutionary War Battles of Clapp’s Mill, Pyle’s Defeat and Lindley’s Mill and the pre-Revolutionary Battle of Alamance on 16 May 1771. Color Guard members from across the state presented the colors along with […]

  • 19th Annual Patriots’ Day Commemoration

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    The Alamance Battleground Chapter sponsored the 19th annual Patriots’ Day commemoration at Alamance Battleground State Park in Burlington, NC. The ceremony commemorated the three 1781 Revolutionary War battles in Alamance County: Pyle’s Defeat, Clapp’s Mill and Lindley’s Mill. The Pre-Revolutionary War Battle of Alamance, which occurred May 16, 1771, was also observed. Photos of the […]