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    Chapter Speaker’s Bureau The Silas McDowell chapter has an established speaker’s bureau that is available to speak at schools, churches and civic associations. The speaker’s bureau is a free service from our chapter.  Our topics are wide-ranging and can be customized to your classroom or group’s specific needs.  Topics range from the Rutherford Expedition, the […]

  • North Carolina SAR Winter BOM 1 February 2020

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    All SAR members are invited to attend the North Carolina SAR 2020 Winter BOM immediately following the Cowan’s Ford Celebration. A catered lunch and meeting book costs $25 per person. Please RSVP today!

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  • North Carolina SAR Rumbaugh Contestant Wins at National

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    Seven members of the NC Society were present for the 2019 Annual Congress in Costa Mesa, California: Jim Becker, John Thornhill, Sam Powell, Gary Green, George Strunk, Jay DeLoach, and Michael Aycock. Events started with the Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade (with a 6.4 Earthquake), and a Let Freedom Ring Ceremony in Cerritos, CA […]

  • NC Patriot Records Registry

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    The Patriot Records Registry has been assembled as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (.xls format). We believe that presenting the Registry in a spreadsheet format will make it more usable for most people. As in its previous format, the Registry is shown in its default organization – ordered by Patriot Last Name, First Name, and Middle Name. […]

  • NC Governor Roy Cooper Inducted into the SAR

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Robert Sigmon Phone: (919) 349-8245 Email:   NC Governor Roy Cooper Inducted into the SAR (Raleigh, NC, April 16, 2018) On Wednesday, March 28, the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (NCSSAR) had the distinct privilege to induct North Carolina Governor Roy Asberry Cooper, III and […]

  • SAR Patriot Ancestors

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    Patriot spotlight: Joseph Sharpe volunteered in Salisbury district

  • Silas McDowell Chapter participates in the Blairsville, GA, Memorial Day Parade

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    The Silas McDowell chapter participated in the Blairsville, GA, Memorial Day parade with the Blue Ridge Mountain GASSAR. In the photo below, Silas McDowell chapter secretary and genealogist John Ruble poses for a photo following the parade holding their chapter flag.

  • Re-dedication Grave Marking Ceremony for Patriot Cpl. White

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    The Silas McDowell chapter participated in the re-dedication grave marking ceremony for Patriot Cpl. White, killed in the Battle of Sugartown. The Compatriots who participated in the program (on the back row, left to right in the photo below) are Robert Haff, John Ruble, Robert Yates and Tom Long.

  • Grave Marking Ceremony for Two Brothers, Patriots David and Jesse Fulton

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    The Silas McDowell chapter hosted a Patriot grave marking ceremony for two brothers who served in the Revolutionary War today at the Sugarfork Baptist Church cemetery in Franklin, NC. Patriots David and Jesse Fulton served in the Fourth South Carolina Regiment and are buried beside each other. Members of the Silas McDowell Chapter were joined […]

  • Tom Long and John Ruble Attend Grave Ceremony for Patriot William Moore

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    Silas McDowell members Tom Long and John Ruble attended a grave ceremony for Patriot William Moore in Candler, NC, where they placed a wreath at the grave site. We also visited the Moore homestead where several log homes still are standing. This event was sponsored by the Felix Walker and Western Waters chapters. After lunch […]

  • Silas McDowell and Western Waters Chapters Visit Charles George VA Medical Center

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    The Silas McDowell chapter and the Western Waters chapter joined together for a presentation to the veterans at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, NC. See the photos below.

  • Silas McDowell Chapter Holds Patriot Grave Search/Headstone Cleaning Event in Franklin, NC

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    Members of the Silas McDowell chapter held a Patriot Grave Search/Headstone Cleaning event in Franklin, NC today. Compatriots Tom Long and John Ruble worked at two cemeteries in Franklin, NC searching for, finding, and then cleaning the headstones of six Revolutionary War veterans. Three veterans were found in the cemetery of the 1st United Methodist […]

  • Silas McDowell Chapter Attends Mountain Heritage Fair

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    Our Silas McDowell chapter completed our 2013 recruiting campaign with an appearance at the Mountain Heritage Fair in Cullowhee, NC. We had over 120 people stop (men, women, and children) to ask about who we are, what activities are we involved in, and interest in SAR, DAR, and Genealogy. Of these we had 14 individuals […]

  • Silas McDowell Chapter Hosts Genealogy Workshop

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    The Silas McDowell chapter hosted a genealogy workshop for the community and interested membership prospects for joining the SAR. The interested prospects had visited one of our “demonstration” tents at area festivals this summer. We did have approximately 10 people attend the session of which three were ladies. We had four members from the chapter […]

  • Patriot Grave Dedication for Patriot Samuel Monteith

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    The Silas McDowell Chapter, serving the western mountain region of North Carolina, hosted its first Patriot grave dedication and marking ceremony today in Sylva, NC, for Revolutionary War Patriot Samuel Monteith. (In the photos below, the SAR grave marker is installed at the grave of Patriot Samuel Monteith. And in the photo at right, Silas […]