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  • Mecklenburg Chapter Dinner Event
    6:00 PM-9:00 PM
    May 16, 2019

    5624 Westpark Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    5624 Westpark Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    May Chapter Dinner Meeting!

    North Carolina State Representative Craig Horn, District 68, will join us for an exciting evening and presentation on how the character and foresight of three Great Leaders in 3 different centuries are tied together.

    Our founding documents are not only the foundation of this Great Nation but are also the guideposts that direct our future. In his presentation entitled “The Ties That Bind,” Rep. Horn provides an insight into how we have honored and can continue to honor the legacy of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Winston Churchill.

    Rep. Horn is a former Russian linguist with the USAF Security Service and a retired food broker and businessman. Elected in 2010, Craig is now serving his fourth term in the NC General Assembly representing District 68, Western Union County.

    Adult tickets are $34 and children are $17. You can purchase your tickets through PayPal on our chapter website or mail in your RSVP with a check made payable to Mecklenburg SAR Chapter.

  • Gen. G. Washington Chapter Meeting
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    May 16, 2019

    100 Hickory St, Greenville, NC 27858, USA

    100 Hickory St, Greenville, NC 27858, USA

    General George Washington Chapter Meeting!

    Our monthly chapter meeting occurs every 3rd Thursday of each month, except December.

    We meet inside the Aerobics Room at Cypress Glen Retirement Community in Greenville, NC.

    For more information, please contact George Strunk at gkstrunk@iglide.net.

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  • NCSSAR Raleigh Chapter Lunch Meeting – May 2019
    12:00 PM-1:30 PM
    May 18, 2019

    6647 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615, USA

    6647 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615, USA

     
    Dear Compatriots,
    Please join us at Red Hot and Blue on Saturday, May 18th  for the NCSSAR Raleigh Chapter Lunch Meeting. 
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    Robert Sigmon, President of Raleigh Chapter
    North Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution
    Ph. (919) 349-8245
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    Red Hot and Blue
    6615 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615
    Saturday, May 18th between 12:00 noon until 1:30.
    Please try to arrive by 11:45
  • Patriot’s Day in Alamance County
    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    May 18, 2019

    5803 NC-62, Burlington, NC 27215, USA

    5803 NC-62, Burlington, NC 27215, USA

    Members of SAR, DAR, C.A.R., SR and other Patriotic/Historical Societies are hereby invited to participate in a formal wreath laying ceremony at Alamance Battleground at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 18, 2019 to commemorate Alamance County’s three 1781 Revolutionary Battles: Pyle’s Defeat, Clapp’s Mill and Lindley’s Mill, and the Pre-Revolutionary May 16, 1771 Battle of Alamance. 

    This year’s event will be held as in the past at the Patriot’s Monument, Alamance Battleground State Park.  Color Guard units are encouraged to bring chapter and ceremonial flags and wear period uniforms or militia dress.  Dignitaries and representatives of patriotic societies are invited to present wreaths.

    Those who arrive early are invited to tour the grounds.  There will be food sold at the site and for those who would prefer, lunch at the Cutting Board restaurant at 12:00 PM is always a great choice.  The Cutting Board restaurant is located along the Interstate-40 access road at EXIT #143 (intersection of I-40 with Highway 62).

    Participants in the 2:00 pm wreath laying ceremony are requested to arrive at the Park Patriots’ Monument before 1:30 P.M. The NCSSAR combined Color Guard will lead the processional.

    Directions to Alamance Battleground State Park:  From Interstate-40 take Exit 143, then south on Highway 62 for approximately six miles, Alamance Battleground State Military Park entrance is on the right (GPS = 5803 North Carolina 62, Burlington, NC).

    To include your unit’s recognition in the program, please furnish the following information by May 15, 2019 to:

    Samuel C. Powell

    PO Box 2104

    Burlington, NC 27216-2104

    Telephone:  (336) 227-3557

    E-mail:  sam@PowellEnt.com with

    For wreath presenters

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  • 239th Anniversary of Buford’s Massacre
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    May 25, 2019

    262 Rocky River Rd, Lancaster, SC 29720, USA

    262 Rocky River Rd, Lancaster, SC 29720, USA

    239th Anniversary of Buford’s Massacre

    10:30am on May 25, 2019

    Buford’s Crossroads 9 Miles East of Lancaster, SC

    On May 25, 2019, The National Society, The South Carolina Society, and The General Francis Marion Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will host the 239th Commemoration of the Battle of Waxhaws, better known as Buford’s Massacre, at the Battle Site near Buford’s Crossroads about nine miles east of Lancaster, South Carolina. The event will begin at 10:30 A.M. with a formal wreath-laying ceremony and guest speakers. Many guests will don period dress, including Continental and Militia attire. The story of Buford’s Massacre will be told as the bravery of the Patriots is commemorated and the fallen are honored.

    Colonel Abraham Buford was the commander of a Virginia Regiment of infantry and a company of artillery comprised of approximately 300 men. Two hundred thirty-nine years ago, on May 29, 1780, British Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton pursued Colonel Buford from Nelson’s Ferry to Buford near the Waxhaws District. Colonel Buford attempted to surrender, but a bloody massacre ensued with American casualties numbering 113 against a handful of British fatalities. Even more were taken prisoner, and 150 of the 187 prisoners were wounded. Tarleton became known as “Bloody Ban,” and “Tarleton’s Quarter!” became a rallying battle cry for Southern Patriots until the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown.

    GREG Ohanesian, Past President, S.C.S.S.A.R.

    Post Office Box 1373

    Bennettsville, S.C. 29512

    (843) 479-7193

    Fax: (843) 479-7195

    Download the RSVP Form Here

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  • Raleigh National Cemetery Memorial Day 2019
    1:30 PM-3:00 PM
    May 26, 2019

    501 Rock Quarry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA

    501 Rock Quarry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA

    Invitation to American Legion Post 1

    Memorial Day 2019 Event

    Guest speaker: Randy Cash, Adjutant, American Legion Department of North Carolina.

    For the 88th year, Raleigh Post One of the American Legion will sponsor the Memorial Day Service at the Raleigh National Cemetery.  Your local American Legion Post is made up exclusively of veterans of wartime military service, and they understand the hardships our servicemen and women have endured during times of war. We use this occasion to thank the men and women of our armed forces all over the world for their faithful service, and to honor those who have gone before them.

    The NCSSAR Raleigh Chapter will participation in the Wreath Laying Ceremony. 

    The ceremony will be held at the Raleigh National Cemetery, 501 Rock Quarry Road, on Sunday, May 26, 2019. The Raleigh Concert Band will start playing at 1:30 p.m., the ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. In order to pay tribute to our fallen comrades, representatives of several patriotic organizations will place wreaths at the graves of our fallen comrades.

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