• Union Pines High School JROTC Cadet Marco Nunez is awarded the 2021 SAR JROTC Outstanding Cadet Award

    Mike Fusselbaugh
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    On September 15, 2021, Members of the Sandhills SAR Chapter visited an assembly of the Union Pines High School Navy JROTC Unit to award the SAR JROTC 2021 Outstanding Cadet award to Cadet Marco Nunez. The JROTC Unit was assembled during this award ceremony to honor Cadet Nunez. This award ceremony was originally scheduled in […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR Honors Additional Members of the Harrison Macon SAR Chapter

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR returned to Oakwood Cemetery in Louisburg to honor five more members of the now defunct Harrison Macon Chapter NC SAR.  The members were: Marion Stuart Davis, Samuel Perry Boddie, Samuel Perry Burt, William Ballard Barrow and Jones Fuller Malone. Mr. Ken Wilson, Past President of the North Carolina SAR […]

  • Patriot Francis Timberlake Honored

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution and the Shocco Creek Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution joined together to mark the grave of Patriot Francis Timberlake. Master of Ceremonies Ken Wilson, Past President of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution welcomed the participants and […]

  • Harrison Macon SAR Chapter Members Honored

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter, North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution hosted a grave marking ceremony at Oakwood Cemetery in Louisburg, NC to honor five members of the now defunct Harrison Macon SAR Chapter that was chartered in 1928 and ceased operations around 1960, though there are no records to substantiate that date. The honorees […]

  • Winston Family Patriots Honored

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    A grave marking ceremony hosted by the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter and the Shocco Creek NSDAR Chapter was conducted at the Winston Family Cemetery near Youngsville honoring Anthony Winston and his son John Winston recognizing their contributions to the fight for independence. Master of Ceremonies Mr. Ken Wilson welcomed those gathered to participate in and […]

  • Nash Central HS History Classes Hear About the Colonial Militia and their Hardships

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    At the invitation of Nash Central HS AP History teacher Mr. Renny Taylor, Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR presented a program om the Colonial Militia to the U.S. History Honors class. When addressing the AP History class, Wilson spoke first about the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest and […]

  • RRHS AP History Class Hears Presentation on the Battle of Kings Mountain

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    Halifax Resolves SAR chapter member Ken Wilson was invited to speak to the Roanoke Rapids High School AP History class by RRHS Social Studies Chairman Mr. Edward Gardner.  Two presentations were made. The first presentation covered the SAR George S. & Stella M. Knight essay contest. Ken outlined the requirements and expectations for the essays. […]

  • New Bern Chapter Teams with Local DAR Chapter to Collect and Deliver Items to Veterans Home

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    This week, the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, combined efforts with the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, to delivered a truck load of donated snacks, for the Canteen, at the NC Veterans Home in Kinston, NC. Their Canteen includes various “snack items”, which residents […]

  • New Bern Chapter Attends Grave Marking

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    On 16 October, New Bern SAR Chapter, joined members from the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter, along with members of the DAR, American Legion, and Scouts Troop 555, in marking ceremonies for Patriots Anthony Winston and John Winston; and Patriots Dr. Daniel T. Smithwick, Macon Glenn Smithwick, Daniel Smithwick, Colonel Donald Vann Holliday and Dr. Hodge […]

  • The Shaw House Heritage Fair in Southern Pines

    Mike Fusselbaugh
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                        On October 9th, Compatriots from The Sandhills SAR Chapter were invited to attend The 13th Shaw House Heritage Fair, sponsored by the Moore County Historical Association. We had the pleasure of meeting many fine folks that stopped by to ask questions about the Sons of […]

  • Congressman Greg Murphy Meets with Veterans in New Bern

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    During the 11 October Craven County Veterans Council (CCVC) meeting, Gary Gillette, NCSAR Veterans Committee Chairman, New Bern Chapter Registrar, and Chairman of the CCVC, had the honor of meeting Congressman Greg Murphy, when he spoke with Council members regarding current and upcoming legislation, which may affect our veteran community. Congressman Murphy represents the Third […]

  • The Hallman’s of Southern Pines, Receive SAR Award

    Mike Fusselbaugh
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      (Pictured L to R) Rod Herbig, Richard and Becky Hallman, Bruce Fensley) On September 18th, Compatriots of the Sandhills SAR Chapter awarded Richard and Becky Hallman of Southern Pines, the SAR Certificate of Commendation in recognition of their exemplary display of the Flag of the United States. Richard Hallman is a US Army Vietnam […]

  • Sandhills Chapter Compatriot Rod Herbig conducts US Flag Etiquette Class

    Mike Fusselbaugh
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    On September 28th 2021, Sandhills SAR Chapter Compatriot and Chapter Vice President Rod Herbig conducted a US Flag Etiquette class at the Yates-Thagard Baptist Church in Carthage, NC with 30 Children of the Christian Home Educators of Moore County. Compatriot Herbig presented the origin and history of the US Flag, its evolution during the Revolutionary […]

  • New Bern Chapter Shares Booth at Mumfest with the DAR

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    In spite of the wind and the rain, the New Bern SAR Chapter, and Richard Dobbs Spaight DAR Chapter, had a very successful weekend, sharing a booth at the New Bern Mumfest. The Revolutionary War uniforms are always an “eye catcher”.

  • Shallow Ford & von Steuben Award

    Ben Setser
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    Saturday, 9 October, the Commemoration of the 241 anniversary of the Battle of Shallow Ford in Huntsville NC took place. There were several good speakers, and our Chapter Chaplain, Ken Luckey, received his von Steuben award. It was a great morning!

  • Kings Mountain Commemoration

    Ben Setser
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    Yesterday, October 7, 2021 Catawba Valley Chapter had the honor to join in the Commemoration of the 241st Anniversary of the Battle of King’s Mountain. A great day was had by all. Thank you so very much to everyone who participated. Enjoy the photos

  • New Bern Chapter Participates in Home Dedication

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    Today, 2nd October, the New Bern SAR Chapter Color Guard had the honor of attending a Home Dedication, and presenting the Colors, and presenting an American Flag, and copy of the US Constitution, to the new owners of a Habitat for Humanity home.

  • Sandhills Compatriot Mike Fusselbaugh Receives the Bronze Roger Sherman Award

    Mike Fusselbaugh
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    (Pictured L-R) Mike Fusselbaugh & Bruce Fensley It is my pleasure, as the President of the Sandhills SAR Chapter, to award Mike Fusselbaugh the Bronze Roger Sherman Medal and Certificate for his active and sustained Outstanding Service to the Sandhills SAR Chapter.   Bruce Fensley – Sandhills SAR Chapter -President Sandhills Chapter Secretary, Mike Fusselbaugh has […]

  • Sycamore Shoals Crossing

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter had the pleasure on September 25th to join other compatriots and historians in the 241st anniversary of the Overmountain Men crossing the Watauga River at Sycamore Shoals in Elizabethton TN in route to destiny at the Battle of kings Mountain. It was a wonderful day and the water was cold.