• Halifax Resolves Chapter Recognizes Knight Essay Winners

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    The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all US Citizens and Legal Resident students attending home schools, public, parochial, or […]

  • Halifax Resolves Inducts New Slate of Officers

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution kicked off the new year with the induction of a new slate of officers, recognition of members and support people, and the induction of a new member.  Chris Grimes, Sr. VP, NCSSAR, traveled to Halifax on the night of January 10th to assist with […]

  • Michael Cooper Speaks at Wreaths Across America Ceremony

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    Michael Cooper, Secretary for the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, spoke at Oakwood Cemetery in Louisburg, NC on December 14th.  The ceremony recognized the Wreaths Across America program, whose mission is to: Remember the fallen, Honor those who serve, and Teach the next generation the value of freedom.

  • Ken Wilson Receives Flag Certificate

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Geoffrey Pittard presented Ken Wilson (Old North State Chapter) with a Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate.  The Flag Certificate, authorized in 1987, is presented to individuals, companies, government agencies that fly the United States flag for patriotic purposes only.      

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter’s Mark Pace portrays John Penn at Louisburg College.

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    On Thursday evening, November 16, 2023, Mark Pace, vice-president-elect of the Halifax Resolves Chapter presented a lecture to a large group on John Penn, one of the three North Carolina signers of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.  He appeared in colonial dress in the persona of John Penn and presented an approximately 45-minute program […]

  • The Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter honors SAR Compatriots with Grave Marking Ceremonies

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    Compatriot Grave Marking Ceremonies   “The Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter honors SAR Compatriots with Grave Marking Ceremonies”  Dateline: October 21, 2023 — The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution, honored four of their compatriots with Grave Marking ceremonies at two different locations on Saturday, October 21, 2023. The first Compatriot […]

  • October 2023 “Old North State” Available Online

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    The October 2023 issue of the NCSSAR’s newsletter, The Old North State, is available at the link below. Enjoy 25 pages of chapter news, feature articles, and events about how compatriots are advancing the SAR mission in North Carolina. October 2023 “The Old North State”    

  • NC Rumbaugh Orator Wins National Third Place

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    Aliza Jankowsky, the winner of the NC SAR Rumbaugh Oration Competition, has placed third in the National Competition. Ms. Jankowsky won the Raleigh Chapter and NC Rumbaugh Competitions on March 11 at Governors Club in Chapel Hill, with her oration, “Esther Reed:  The Enduring Innovator.”  She, and all the other competing SAR State Society winners […]

  • The Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter commemorates the 1776 adoption of the Halifax Resolves

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    Halifax, NC – April 12, 2023 — The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution celebrated the 247th Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves on the grounds of the Colonial Courthouse in Halifax, NC. At this location in 1776, a resolution was adopted by the Fourth North Carolina Provincial Congress, declaring […]

  • SAR Recognizes Halifax County Sheriff’s Deputies

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR recently recognized three deputies from the Halifax County Sheriff’s Department with Law Enforcement Commendation Medals.  These medals recognize those who have served with distinction and devotion in the field of law enforcement. The medal is intended to recognize exceptional service or accomplishment in the field of law enforcement.  This medal […]

  • The Southern Campaign Presented to Bunn HS Students

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    Bunn HS Social Studies Teacher Mr. Patrick Warren invited Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to two of his American History classes on February 13th about the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary.  Wilson spoke to a total of 47 students over the two class periods.

  • SAR and DAR Sponsor George Washington Birthday Luncheon

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR and the Elizabeth Montfort Ashe Chapter NC DAR sponsored a George Washington Birthday Luncheon on February 11th in Littleton, NC.  The Master and Mistress of Ceremonies were Halifax Resolves Chapter President Mr. Ken Wilson and Elizabeth Montfort-Ashe Regent Ms. Carol Guidry.  Guest speaker, Dr. Troy Kickler, spoke to the group […]

  • Chaloner MS Students Learn About the Halifax Resolves

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    On February 6th, Chaloner MS Social Studies Teacher James Rook invited Halifax Resolves Chapter President to speak to six Social Studies classes in three sessions about the SAR Brochure contest and the adoption of the Halifax Resolves. There were 210 students total in the three sessions.

  • Halifax Academy 8th Grade Students Hear Dual Presentations

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    Halifax Academy Social Studies teacher Ms. Tracey Lynch invited Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to her class on February 2nd about the SAR Brochure Contest and also to present a program about Halifax during the Revolution.  The program, entitled “Stories from Halifax” told of events before, during and after the Halifax Resolves […]

  • Halifax Academy 5th Grade Hears About SAR Poster Contest

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    On February 1st, Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson visited the Halifax Academy 5th grade class to promote the SAR Americanism Poster Contest.  The class of 21 students all plan to participate this year.

  • Manning ES 4th & 5th Grade Students Learn About SAR Poster Contest

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson spoke to two groups of 4th grade students and two groups of 5th grade students at Manning ES about participating in the SAR Americanism Poster Contest on January 31st. The rules and the topic of the contest was explained to 200 students who expressed great interest in participating.

  • Revolutionary War Presentation at Nash Central HS

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    On January 18th Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson was invited to speak to the AP History class of Compatriot Renny Taylor at Nash Central HS.  The class of 28 students heard a presentation covering the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War.

  • Flag Certificate Presented to Pittard Family

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    Geoff and Danielle Pittard of Roanoke Rapids were presented with an SAR Flag Certificate “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson made the presentation on December 27th.

  • Wreaths Across America – Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids

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    BSA Troop 144 hosted the Wreaths Across America ceremony at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids on Saturday, December 18th.  The ceremony was attended by DAR, American Legion, Am Vets and members of the Widow’s Son Masonic Lodge #0519 accompanied by their families and members of the community.  Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the […]

  • Chaloner Middle School Awarded Flag Certificate

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    On December 16th Chaloner Middle School was awarded an SAR Flag Certificate recognizing their “Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the certificate to Chaloner MS Principal Ms. Angela Mallory, who was accompanied by Assistant Principal Ms. Heather Karns.