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  • 239th Anniversary of the Battle of the House in the Horseshoe
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    August 01, 2020

    101-499 Alston House Rd, Sanford, NC 27330, USA

    101-499 Alston House Rd, Sanford, NC 27330, USA

    The Marquis de Lafayette chapter invites you to the 239th Anniversary of Battle of the House in the Horseshoe ceremony on Saturday, August 1, 2020, in Sanford, NC. Event details as the date gets closer.

    In spring and summer, bright flowers surround this plantation house named for its location on a horseshoe bend in the Deep River. The house (ca. 1770) was owned by Philip Alston, whose band of colonists seeking independence from Britain was attacked here in 1781 during the American Revolution by British loyalists led by David Fanning. Later, four-term governor Benjamin Williams lived in the house, which now features antiques of the colonial and Revolutionary War eras.

    For more information, please contact Josh Tate at joshtate2001@yahoo.com.

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  • 245th Anniversary of the Signing of the Tryon Resolves
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    August 15, 2020

    2577 Tryon Courthouse Rd, Bessemer City, NC 28016, USA

    2577 Tryon Courthouse Rd, Bessemer City, NC 28016, USA

    The Battle of Kings Mountain Chapter

    Invites You to Attend the 245th Anniversary of the Signing of the Tryon Resolves

    Saturday, August 15, 2020

    10:00am

    Tryonota Volunteer Fire Department
    2577 Tryon Courthouse Road, Bessemer City, NC

    The Tryon Resolves were a brief declaration adopted by the citizens of Tryon County in the Province of North Carolina in the early days of the American Revolution. In the Resolves, the county vowed resistance to coercive actions by the government of Great Britain against its North American colonies. The document was signed on August 14, 1775.

    The Tryon Resolves “association” was created in response to the Battle of Lexington, and the Resolves were among the earliest of many local colonial declarations against the policies the British government had instituted in the colonies, which were considered oppressive by the colonists. Other similar declarations from the same period included the Mecklenburg Resolves (adopted in nearby Mecklenburg County, North Carolina) and the Suffolk Resolves (adopted in Suffolk County, Massachusetts). The Tryon Resolves predated the United States Declaration of Independence by almost 11 months, but stopped short of proscribing independence from Britain, instead supporting armed resistance until a resolution with England could be made.

    For more information and to RSVP for the Color Guard and to present a wreath, please contact Steve Marlowe at smhistory@yahoo.com or Bo Goforth at pgof@carolina.rr.com.

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  • *CANCELED* Anniversary of the New Bern Resolves
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    August 29, 2020

    ** EVENT CANCELED **

    The New Bern Chapter, North Carolina SAR,

    Invites You to the 1st Commemoration

    of the 246th Anniversary of the

    New Bern Resolves

    The SAR New Bern Chapter, DAR Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter, Christ Episcopal Church, the North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace, the St. Johns Masonic Lodge #3, and New Bern Historical Society will host the ceremony in remembrance of the 71 Delegates and Resolves of the 1st North Carolina Provincial Congress held in New Bern during 25-27 August 1774.

    The ceremony will begin with a Procession starting promptly at 10:00 o’clock a.m. from the parking lot of the Centenary United Methodist Church to the Colonial Chapel of Christ Episcopal Church. Staging starts promptly at 9:00 o’clock a.m. Wreaths and flag ground spikes should be presented to the NC SAR Wreath & Ground Spikes Tent off Middle Street between 9:00 and 9:30 o’clock a.m. See the attached registration and reservation form for participation.

    Download the Full Event Details & RSVP

    Recommended Hotel Lodging

    Courtyard by Marriott
    218 East Front Street
    New Bern, NC 28560 (Downtown)
    $189 special SAR rate for all non-balcony rooms
    Call 877-863-2116 and ask for SAR rate

    Springhill Suites New Bern
    300 Hotel Drive, New Bern, NC 28562
    Special SAR Rate: $129 for all single king and/or double queen suite types w/complimentary breakfast buffet
    Reservation Desk: 252-637-0017 (ask for special SAR rate)

    Hampton Inn
    200 Hotel Drive, New Bern, NC 28562
    Rate: Rates vary. Book early for best rates on all single king and/or double queen suite types w/complimentary breakfast buffet
    Reservation Desk: 252-514-2925

    For Additional Event Information: newbernresolves@gmail.com

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