Former SC Governor and 1st President of the South Carolina SAR
Saturday, November 2, 2019
9:30am at the Old Quaker Cemetery in Camden, SC
John Peter Richardson, III, was the 83rd Governor of South Carolina from 1886 to 1890. It was during his term of Governor that the South Carolina Society SAR was founded and he was appointed its first President.
If you will be presenting a wreath or participating in the Color Guard, you are requested to register by 9 AM. The ceremony is hosted by the Compatriots and men forming a new chapter in Florence, SC; the Compatriots and men revitalizing the Colonel Joseph Kershaw Chapter in Camden, SC; the Compatriots of the Colonel Matthew Singleton Chapter in Sumter, SC; the Compatriots of the Colonel Thomas Taylor Chapter in Columbia, SC; the Compatriots of the Godfrey Dreher Chapter in Lexington, SC. Please remember that we will be honoring our first State President, every chapter in South Carolina should be represented at this ceremony! So please attend!
Mecklenburg Chapter Invites You & Guests to Attend
Dinner with First Lady Abigail Adams
Thursday, November 14, 2019
6:00pm at Charlotte Executive Park Hilton
We are pleased to welcome Ms. Abigail Adams! Abigail Adams was the wife and closest advisor of John Adams, as well as the mother of John Quincy Adams. She is sometimes considered to have been a Founder of the United States, and is now designated as the first Second Lady and second First Lady of the United States, although these titles were not used at the time.
Historical interpreter Nora Wood will portray Ms. Adams.
Tickets will be $34 for adults and $17 for children.