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- 9:30 AM-11:00 AMNovember 03, 2018
129 Centre Church Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117, USA129 Centre Church Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117, USA
Our 242 year journey as the United States of America brings us to an unprecedented time to honor Revolutionary War Patriots in their final resting place at historic Centre Presbyterian Church, 129 Centre Church Rd., Mooresville, NC 28117.
The Centre Patriots program is a unique program by the Mecklenburg chapter, North Carolina SAR, to raise the funds to build a monument that honors the Patriots buried at the church.
Centre Presbyterian Church is one of the “Seven Sisters” Presbyterian churches organized in and around Charlotte, NC, between 1756 and 1770. Centre Presbyterian Church has a long history of service in the Mooresville area and played an integral part in the founding of Davidson College.
One of the Church’s greatest contributions, however, came during the Revolutionary War. General William Davidson, hero of the Battle of Cowan’s Ford and the man from whom both Davidson College and Davidson, NC, get their names, was a member of the Centre Church congregation.
Within the Centre Church Cemetery, there are represented over 35 men who left the comfort of their homes in order to secure the blessings of freedom that we enjoy today, a remarkable number for a small congregation in the Carolina backcountry.
The church will be serving a breakfast beginning at 9:15am and everybody is invited to join for great food and fellowship. The indoor service begins at 10:00am with our very special guest speaker, award-winning author and Revolutionary War historian P. Anthony (Tony) Zeiss, Ed. D. Following the indoor service, we will all proceed outdoors for the wreath presentations and the honors to all Patriots.
The SAR Hotel is:
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
20820 Torrence Chapel Road
Cornelius, NC 28031
(704) 895-1828 Call the hotel and tell them that you need the SAR room rate.
The hotel is 5.6 miles from Centre Church, and less than 10 minutes away in light traffic.
This is a link to the hotel website.11:00 AM-2:00 PMNovember 03, 2018
A meeting of all Region 1 chapters will be held on Saturday, November 3rd from 11am to 2pm at Gardner’s BBQ Restaurant, 1331 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27801. Dress is business casual. Discussion will focus on President Strunk’s initiatives.
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- 6:00 PM-8:00 PMNovember 08, 2018
5624 Westpark Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA5624 Westpark Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA
Make way for the Little Big String Band! The Little Big String Band is a vintage swing quartet with Violin, Flute, Guitar and Bass. The Mecklenburg chapter welcomes these dynamic musicians to give us all a great night of entertainment and music that we all will enjoy!
These four amazing musicians will have your hands clapping and your feet stomping, including a tune or two from the Revolutionary War!
Doors open at 6:00pm with dinner beginning at 6:30pm. Tickets are $31 for adults and $16 for children. Purchase tickets from PayPal here.
- 11:00 AM-12:00 PMNovember 10, 2018
1023 W Morehead St, Charlotte, NC, United States1023 W Morehead St, Charlotte, NC, United States
**SAR & DAR Invited!**
Charlotte Veterans Day Parade kicks off at 11:00am in Uptown Charlotte.
We will all meet at 10:15am to ride a bus to the parade route at The Idea People parking lot at 1023 W Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC 28208. Then the bus will pick us up at the end of the parade route and bring us back. FREE!
All DAR and SAR urged to march together.
To participate in the joint Color Guard to lead the parade, please contact Jay Joyce at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-526-9548.
You must RSVP so we know a count for the bus! DAR please bring a DAR flag and a DAR parade banner. Please wear comfortable shoes.
Let’s make this the largest SAR/DAR showing in the history of Veterans Parades ever! (see map below for The Idea People parking lot location)
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- 11:00 AM-12:00 PMNovember 17, 2018
180 E 15th St, Washington, NC 27889, USA180 E 15th St, Washington, NC 27889, USA
The General George Washington Chapter will be conducting compatriot grave markings for three of the first four former North Carolina Society State Presidents:
1911-1913 * Judge Stephen Camberleng Bragaw –Beaufort, Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, NC
1913-1914 * Frank Cannon Kugler – Beaufort, Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, NC
1916-1920 * Frank Havens Bryan – Beaufort, Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, NC
The ceremonies will commence at Compatriot Kugler’s grave site and will be held at the Oakdale Cemetery, 180 E 15th St, Washington, NC 27889 at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of attendance, donations of at least $60 per grave marking will be accepted; make checks payable to General George Washington Chapter – NC SAR, and mail to:
146 Slaney Loop
Winterville, NC 28590
RSVP to Ronald Bonham email@example.com for presentation of wreaths or (252) 347-9117
See you there!
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