• Two Nash Central High School Students Are Recognized

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    Two students from Nash Central High School have garnered recognition for their accomplishments at both the Chapter and State levels from the Sons of the American Revolution. Madeline Hart, named the winner for her Knight Essay on Joseph Warren at the Halifax Resolves Chapter, secured third place in the statewide competition. Jon Ayden Horne received […]

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard Welcomes New Citizens

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On May 10, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. in the Federal Courthouse in Asheville, NorthCarolina, in a solemn ceremony 21 people from some countries, such as, Columbia, Vietnam, Syria, El Salvador, Mexico, […]

  • The Return of David Gammon & Student Recognition

    The gathering on May 8th of the Halifax Resolves Chapter highlighted the presence of former Chapter President David Gammon and acknowledged the remarkable achievements of nearby students. Furthermore, the chapter put into effect the bestowal of the Outstanding Citizenship Award for graduating high school seniors in the region and seized the opportunity to unveil the […]

  • Halifax Resolves Day 2024

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    Halifax Resolves Day  “The Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter commemorates the 1776 adoption of the Halifax Resolves and kickoffs the State of North Carolina’s USA 250th Celebration” Dateline: Halifax, NC – April 12, 2024 — The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution, celebrated the 248th Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Grave Marking Celebration for Five Patriots at Newfound Baptist Church

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On April 27, 2024, at the Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery in Leicester, North Carolina, the Blue Ridge Chapter hosted a Grave Marking Ceremony for the five Patriots who are buried there. […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Membership Meeting

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the BlueRidge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. Sycamore Shoals State Park Ranger, Chad Bogart, gave the 38 members and guests an excellent presentation about the unique history of the Sycamore Shoals settlement and its role as the muster site […]

  • Lowell Hoffman Awarded NC SAR Patriot Medal

    Denny Colvin
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    General Francis Nash Chapter Compatriot Lowell Hoffman was presented the NC SAR Patriot Medal at the State Annual Meeting Banquet on April 6.  The Patriot Medal is the highest award presented to a Compatriot by a SAR State Organization and recognizes long, faithful, outstanding, and distinguished service at the state and/or chapter level. Congratulations, Lowell!

  • GFN SAR Oratory Winner Presented With State Second Place Award

    Denny Colvin
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    In a ceremony at Northwood High School on April 17, Lowell Hoffman, NC SAR Rumbaugh Oratory Chairman, presented Brooks Bae, winner of the General Francis Nash Chapter competition, with the State Second Place Certificate and $250 Award. The First Place Award was presented to Raleigh Chapter winner Timothy Hisler at the NC SAR Annual meeting […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Participation at the NCSSAR Annual Meeting

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, and later became the Blue Ridge Chapter, and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On April 5-6, 2024, the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution held its Annual Meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Western Region Vice President and past Blue […]

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard Members Present Educational Event in Weaverville North Carolina

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter, and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On March 22, 2024, at the Dry Ridge Historical Museum in Weaverville, North Carolina, at 10:30 a.m., in a packed, over-flow crowd of about 70 museum members, Western Region NCSSAR Vice […]

  • Maddie Hart’s Knight Essay Places Third in North Carolina

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    Nash Central High School junior, Maddie Hart, attended the March 13th meeting of the Halifax Resolves Chapter to read her Knight Essay on Joseph Warren, “Activist Without Acclaim.”  Chapter President Bill Riggan visited Maddie at her school to deliver her medal for winning the chapter portion of the contest and presented her with a $150 […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Has Multiple Recognitions at Monthly Meeting.

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    The March 13th meeting of the Halifax Resolves Chapter was quite busy with multiple people receiving recognition, the reading of the chapter Knight Essay winner, and concluded by an interesting presentation about U.S. Flags. Preston Fortin was recognized with his Supplemental Certificate in honor of his ancestor Simon Lane.  Jamie Rook was presented with the […]

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard AttendsGuilford Courthouse Battle Commemoration

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter, the oldest Chapter in Western North Carolina. The Revolutionary War battle, known as the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, was fought on March 15, 1781, between the American forces under Greensboro’s namesake, Nathanael Greene, and British Commander Lord Charles Cornwallis. Various parts […]

  • General Francis Nash and Raleigh Chapters Hold SAR Oratory Competitions; NC SAR Winner Named

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    The General Francis Nash and Raleigh Chapters jointly held their Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Orations Competitions on March 16 at Governors Club in Chapel Hill.  State Judges then announced the NC SAR Oratory Winner, who will participate in the National SAR Oratory Contest. Nearly half of the GFN membership participates in hosting this event, and […]

  • 2024 Guilford Courthouse

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter was honored to participate in the Commemoration of the 243 Anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse yesterday, 15 March 2024.

  • Catawba Valley Chapter March Newsletter “The Catawba Coalition”

    Ben Setser

    47 chapter newsletter 10 mar^LJ 2024

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Five Grave Marking Ceremony April 27, 2024

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Chapter cordially invites you to attend the Grave Marking Ceremony for Patriots Joseph Cole, Joseph Harrison, John Hays, Peter Plemmons, and Valentine Thrash on April 27, 2024, at […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Upcoming Events

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On Friday, March 22, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Weaverville Museum, 60 Lakeshore Drive in Weaverville, North Carolina Color Guard members Craig Issacson And Garry Linton will provide an astounding […]

  • New Bern Chapter Inducts a Family of Nine (9) New Members

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    After the February 24th, 248th Moores Creek Battleground Anniversary Ceremony, the NCSSAR New Bern Chapter, inducted nine (9) members of the Harris family into the SAR. Gary Green, NSSAR Genealogist General, along with Gary Gillette, NCSSAR New Bern Chapter President, did the honors of the inductions. Also in attendance, along with ten (10) members from […]

  • Mark Pace as John Penn at Washington’s Birthday in Georgia

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    Mark Pace in the guise of Granville County (NC) native John Penn, was the keynote speaker for the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Georgia for their banquet in honor of George Washington’s birthday on February 16, 2024. Held at the Savannah Yacht Club, an enthusiastic and attentive crowd of some 100 attended. […]