• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Battle of Cowan’s Ford

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    The Mecklenburg Chapter hosted the 236th Anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Cowan’s Ford at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Huntersville, NC on 28 January 2017. Chapter President Ken Luckey was the emcee for the gathering inside the church where playwright Bob Inman spoke about the meaning of the patriot efforts during the American Revolution and […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Patriot Monument Unveiled in Charlotte

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    The Mecklenburg chapter, North Carolina SAR, partnered with the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, NCSDAR, to build and place a granite and brass monument for Patriot Ephraim Brevard in the Old Settler’s Cemetery in Uptown Charlotte today. Civic dignitaries in attendance included Charlotte City Councilman Greg Phipps from District 4, Brevard City Mayor Jimmy Harris, […]

  • Buford’s Massacre

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    Buford’s Massacre-American Colonel Abraham Buford was the commander of 300-350 men, comprised of a Virginia regiment of infantry and a company of artillery. Two hundred thrty-four years ago, on May 29, 1780, Brisitsh Lieutenant Colonel Banaster Tarleton pursued Colonel Buford from Nelson’s Ferry to Buford near the Waxhaws District. Colonel Buford attempted to surrender, but […]

  • 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 was unfortunate that the weather attempted to ruin the large crowds from gathering to observe the annual event,” said Jay Joyce, president of the Mecklenburg […]

  • Catawba Valley & Mecklenburg Chapters Attend Vietnam Veterans Salute

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    Jack Bowman, president, and Ted Kinker, member, Catawba Valley Chapter SAR, along with Jim Tatum of the Mecklenburg Chapter SAR, joined the women of the Jacob Forney Chapter DAR in Lincolnton for a Vietnam Veterans Salute on March 29. Tuesday was Vietnam Veterans Day, part of a multi-year, national campaign to commemorate the 50th anniversary […]

  • 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 story with music, maps, artwork and images of reenactors portraying 18th century backcountry militia and soldiers. Watch the free video on YouTube here! Follow in […]

  • SAR & DAR Chapters Join Together for Genealogy Workshop

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    The Catawba Valley Chapter, the Mecklenburg Chapter, SAR, the Battle of Kings Mountain Chapter, SAR, and the Jacob Forney Chapter, DAR, joined forces to present a genealogy workshop and symposium at the Lincoln County Historical Association in Lincolnton, NC today. In the photo below, Catawba Valley SAR chapter president Jack Bowman, at right, kicks off the genealogy […]