• Troop 144 Holds Eagle Scout Court of Honor

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    Troop 144 recently held a Court of Honor in which Andrew Cole Johnson was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.  Johnson’s Eagle Scout project was the beautification of Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.  Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the new Eagle Scout with the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout Recognition Certificate […]

  • Historic Halifax Volunteer, Author and Re-Enactor Honored Posthumously

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    Henry C. “Hank” Brown, Jr. was remembered and honored at a memorial service in Historic Halifax, NC.  Friends, family, members of the 6th North Carolina Regiment of Continental Line and the Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR gathered on a rainy afternoon at the Tap Room to tell stories about Hank and to honor his work to […]

  • Halifax Resolves President Addresses Whitaker Family Reunion

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson was invited to speak to a group of the descendants of Revolutionary War Colonel John Whitaker of Halifax County.  These individuals were descended from two of Colonel Whitaker’s sons who migrated south and west after the Revolution.  The presentation, entitled “Halifax County – A Glimpse into the Past”, informed […]

  • Eagle Scout Recognized by SAR

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    David Thomas Graeter, of Troop 144 in Roanoke Rapids, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a recent Court of Honor.  Graeter’s Eagle Scout project was the beautification of Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.  Ken Wilson, president of the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter, recognized Graeter’s accomplishments by awarding him the SAR Eagle Scout Recognition […]

  • Halifax Resolves Participates in Memorial Day Ceremony

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter, in cooperation with Am Vets Post 101, participated in the Memorial Day ceremony at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.  Chapter President Ken Wilson was the keynote speaker reminding the gathering of the true meaning of Memorial Day.  In addition, he presented the chapter wreath.photo courtesy www.rrspin.com

  • SAR Recognizes Eagle Scout

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    Troop 144 in Roanoke Rapids recently conducted an Eagle Scout Court of Honor in which Donald Davis Bradley, Jr. attained the rank of Eagle Scout.  Bradley’s Eagle Scout project was the restoration and beautification of Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids that took 212 hours.  Halifax Resolves Chapter VP Geoff Pittard presented the SAR Eagle Scout […]

  • Eagle Scout Honored

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    During a recent Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Aaron James Shaw of Troop 144, he was presented with the SAR Certificate of Recognition citing him “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout.”  The presentation was made by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson.

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Chaplain Honored by NC SAR

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    During the April 23rd NC SAR Annual Meeting in Greensboro, Halifax Resolves Chapter Chaplain Emeritus Reverend Duncan H. Jones was one of two members selected to become Honorary George Washington Fellows.  The state society will donate $1,000.00 in the name of each individual to the National SAR George Washington Endowment Fund that supports various national […]

  • Eagle Scout Recognized

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    Alexander Karl Clark, Troop 144 in Roanoke Rapids, has been presented with the SAR Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition at his Court of Honor.  The certificate cited  Clark “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout.” Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson made the presentation.

  • 246th Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves Celebrated

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSAR hosted the celebration of the 246th Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves on the site of the Colonial Courthouse  in Halifax, NC.  South Atlantic District Vice President-General Patrick J. Niemann represented the National Society.  NSSAR Vice Commander of the Color Guard was in command of the Color Guard. Historic Halifax Site […]

  • Corum Wins Brochure Contest

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR has selected a brochure entry by Carolina Crumb, an 8th grade student at Halifax Academy, as the chapter level winner of this year’s contest.  Students were given a choice of 5 topics: The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights or the Federalist Papers.  […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Chaplain Elevated to Chaplain Emeritus

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    The Reverend Duncan H. Jones, Chaplain of the Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR, was by unanimous consent, bestowed the title of Chapter Chaplain Emeritus by the membership at their March meeting. Reverend Jones joined the chapter in 2005, just two short years from the chapter’s charter ceremony.  He has served as chapter chaplain since 2006 and […]

  • Northern Nash HS History Presentations

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    Northern Nash HS Social Studies teacher Ms. Charman Pearson invited Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves Chapter to speak to three of the American History I classes.  Wilson spoke on the Battle of New Garden, the prelude to the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Approximately 80 students were present for the three presentations.

  • First Responders Recognized

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR recognized three local first responders at the Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting.  Chapter President Ken Wilson made the presentations. First to be recognized with an SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal was Captain Michael E. Moseley of the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.  Captain Moseley has served the citizens of Roanoke Rapids […]

  • General George Washington Birthday Celebration Held in Halifax

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR and the Elizabeth Montfort-Ashe Chapter NSDAR hosted a luncheon at the Halifax UMC in Halifax, NC to celebrate the birthday of founding father General George Washington.  Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson and Elizabeth Montfort-Ashe Chapter Regent Carol Guidry shared the master of ceremonies duties.  The SAR was represented by […]

  • Halifax Academy 5th Grade Learns About SAR Poster Contest

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    The Halifax Academy 5th grade class invited Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to them about the SAR poster contest.  The subject of this year’s contest is a Revolutionary War event. Wilson presented some examples of events, but left the choice of the event up to the student.  Numerous questions were answered not […]

  • SAR Presents Poster Contest to Manning ES 4th & 5th Grades

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution are sponsoring a poster contest, the topic of which is an event in the Revolutionary War.  Ken Wilson, President of the Halifax Resolves Chapter spoke to four 4th grade and four 5th grade classes at Manning ES about the contest and answered […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Honors Halifax County Deputy Sheriffs

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    During the January chapter meeting, the Halifax Resolves Chapter recognized three Halifax County Deputy Sheriffs with SAR Law Enforcement Commendations.  The recommendation for the award was made by HCSO Chief Deputy Scott Hall.  The citation accompanying the award read as follows: “On December 7, 2021 Sergeant Michael A. Bishop, Corporal Casey U. Sherrod and Deputy […]

  • Lancaster Funeral Home Receives Flag Certificates

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    Lancaster Funeral Home in Louisburg was recently awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificates for correctly flying the U.S. flag at their business on Bickett Blvd. and at Lancaster Memorial Park on NC Hwy 561. The certificates were presented to Ryan Brown by Bill Riggan, Registrar, on behalf of the Halifax Resolves Chapter […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Participates in WAA

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR participated in the Wreaths Across America program at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids on December 18th.  BSA Troop 144 sponsored the event.  Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the wreath representing the U. S. Coast Guard and the POW wreath. Compatriot J. Rives Manning accompanied President Wilson.  Following the ceremony, […]