• 238th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowan’s Ford

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    *SAR National Color Guard Event* You’re invited to the 238th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowan’s Ford beginning at 10:00am at Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 10500 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. Our annual biscuit and coffee breakfast begins at 9:00am. This year’s speaker is Jeremiah DeGennaro, the site manager of the Alamance Battleground Historic Site. His […]

  • Charlotte Wreaths Across America

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    Join the Mecklenburg chapter for the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony and Veterans wreath laying ceremony at Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Matthews, NC beginning at 12 noon. Follow the signs and traffic around to where you see everybody gathering. Park on the side of little road like everybody else. All members of the chapter […]

  • Mecklenburg Chapter Welcomes Little Big String Band

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    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 […]

  • Historical Catawba River Crossing for OTVA

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    The COL Alexander Erwin Chapter in Morganton invites all SAR, DAR and other historical organizations to participate in a historical reenactment of the Catawba River Crossing at Greenlee Ford for the OVTA in Morganton today from 11:00am to 12pm at the Judges Riverside BBQ Restaurant, 128 Greenlee Ford Rd, Morganton, NC 28655. Duke Power will close […]

  • Meeting Cancelled Because of Storms!

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    THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED BECAUSE OF THE STORMS IMPACTING THE REGION. WE HAVE HAD QUITE A FEW INQUIRIES ABOUT TRAVEL COMPLICATIONS SO WE ARE CANCELLING THIS MEETING. WE WILL BE CONTACTING YOU ABOUT TICKET REFUNDS. (POSTED 9:30AM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2018.)

  • Mecklenburg Chapter & DAR Joint Grave Marking

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    The Mecklenburg chapter is joining the Eleanor Wilson Chapter DAR (from Washington, DC) to co-host a grave marking ceremony to rededicate the graves of Revolutionary War Patriots Eleanor Wilson and Robert Wilson at the Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 7407 Steele Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217. The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter DAR has been […]

  • Revolutionary War Artist Dan Nance Visits Charlotte

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    The Mecklenburg Chapter welcomes historical artist Dan Nance as our special guest for the May meeting! During his twenty year career, Nance has released over two dozen prints and graced numerous book and magazine covers, growing a wide audience of authoritative scholars and historical interpreters who respect his integrity, as well as faithful patrons and […]

  • Slave Cemetery Marking

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    The Mecklenburg chapter is joining chapter member and Eagle Scout David Miller (Troop 327, Lakeland District, Piedmont Council) to honor and mark the site of an original slave cemetery at Rehobeth United Methodist Church. David’s Eagle Scout project was to clean the cemetery and identify where the people were buried. We are now honoring those […]

  • Wreaths Across America – Mecklenburg

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    Join the Mecklenburg chapter for the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony and Veterans wreath laying ceremony at Forest Lawn East Cemetery, 3700 Forest Lawn Drive, Matthews, NC 28104 beginning at 12 noon. Color Guard is encouraged to attend. To participate, please contact Dave Alls at david.a.alls@gmail.com. Color Guard should arrive by 11:30am.

  • “Saving Col. Williams” in Charlotte

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    The Mecklenburg chapter in Charlotte welcomes back for the 4th year in a row, historical author and storyteller Randell Jones! You’ll delight in hearing Randell’s new story of “Saving Col. Williams,” which revolves around the SC Militia and the Lincoln County Militia at the Battle of Kings Mountain. Randell’s telling of the story attempts to rectify […]

  • Mecklenburg Social Lunch

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    Get ready to be social! Everybody, spouses, guests, friends…you’re all invited to the monthly Summer Social Lunches beginning at 11:30am at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28204. RSVP to Jay Joyce at jay@mecklenburgsar.org. Come have fun. Come be social. Come meet new people. Eat food! We look forward to seeing you […]

  • Patriot Gen. Robert Irwin Grave Marking in Charlotte

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    The Mecklenburg chapter and the Gen. William Lee Davidson Chapter, Sons of the Revolution in NC, are co-sponsoring a joint grave marking ceremony for Patriot General Robert Irwin, signer of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. The ceremony begins at 10:30am at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, 7407 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28217. Color Guard members are […]

  • Mecklenburg Social Lunch

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    Get ready to be social! Everybody, spouses, guests, friends…you’re all invited to the monthly Summer Social Lunches beginning at 11:30am at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28204. RSVP to Jay Joyce at jay@mecklenburgsar.org. Come have fun. Come be social. Come meet new people. Eat food! We look forward to seeing you […]

  • Revolutionary War Cherokee Chief Attakullakulla in Charlotte

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    The Mecklenburg chapter will welcome special guest Revolutionary War Cherokee Chief Attakullakulla on September 14, 2017 in Charlotte, NC at the Hilton Charlotte Executive Park Hotel. Attakullakulla was the Peace Chief of the Cherokee Nation from about 1754 until his death (ca.1780-1783). He was called the “most important Indian of his day.” He was trained […]

  • Mecklenburg Chapter BOM

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    Mecklenburg Chapter Board of Managers Meeting! BOM will begin at 11:00am at Carolina Prime Steakhouse, 225 E Woodlawn Rd., Charlotte, NC 28217. Chapter board members are expected to attend to discuss chapter business! We will eat lunch, too. Bring your brains and your wallets!

  • Mecklenburg Social Lunch

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    Get ready to be social! Everybody, spouses, guests, friends…you’re all invited to the monthly Summer Social Lunches beginning at 11:30am at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28204. RSVP to Jay Joyce at jay@mecklenburgsar.org. Come have fun. Come be social. Come meet new people. Eat food! We look forward to seeing you […]

  • Color Guard at DAR District II Meeting

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    The Mecklenburg chapter Color Guard will present the Colors at the annual DAR District II meeting. Color Guard please meet at 9:30am at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 258 W Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28052. Please contact Dave Alls at david.a.alls@gmail.com. We will present the Colors then leave.

  • Mecklenburg Chapter Social Lunch

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    Get ready to be social! Everybody, spouses, guests, friends…you’re all invited to the monthly Summer Social Lunches beginning at 11:30am at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28204. RSVP to Jay Joyce at jay@mecklenburgsar.org. Come have fun. Come be social. Come meet new people. Eat food! We look forward to seeing you […]

  • January Mecklenburg Chapter Social Lunch!

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    Social lunches are back! You’re invited to bring yourself, your spouse, a friend or a prospective new member. The fun begins at 11:15am at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28204. Order from the menu and pay your way. We will have these social lunches monthly through the winter, so please make […]

  • Wreaths Across America at Forest Lawn East Cemetery

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    Wreaths Across America will be held at the Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Matthews, NC beginning at 12 noon. To participate in the Mecklenburg portion of the program, please contact Ken Luckey at ken@mecklenburgsar.org.