All SAR, DAR, CAR, SR Patriotic and Historical Societies and Chapters are invited to participate in the formal wreath laying ceremony at the site of the Colonial Halifax Courthouse. Color Guard members with weapons must be present at 10:15 a.m. for a weapons check by park personnel. The program will begin at 10:30am. For early […]
Grave Marking Service for
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!
For more information, please email Guy Higgins at email@example.com.