• 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!

  • 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 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 […]

  • NC SAR Past President Remembered

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution recently dedicated an SAR marker at the grave of Compatriot Dr. Ralph Hardee Rives. The chapter was assisted by NC SAR Sr. VP Mr. James A. Becker, the Combined NC SAR Color Guard and SAR members from the General George Washington, Lower […]

  • President’s Piece April 2017

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    My last month as President of the North Carolina SAR started off well when Julie and I travelled back to our USAF stomping grounds in Yorktown, VA on April 3 to participate in the Grand Opening of the Jamestown and American Revolution Settlement Museum at Yorktown.  With the help of Compatriots Dan Hopping and Jeff […]

  • President’s Piece – March 2017

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    March roared in like the proverbial Lion as Julie and I headed to Louisville for the semi-annual Leadership meeting.  As is our practice, we decided to make a two-day event of our arrival and stopped in Beckley, WV en route to the meeting.  As we travelled up the leeward side of the mountains, we ran […]

  • SAR Patriot Ancestors

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    Patriot spotlight: Joseph Sharpe volunteered in Salisbury district

  • Patriot Grave Marking

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    PATRIOT grave marking scheduled for Saturday, 20 May 2017 at 11:00am for Patriot William McKee. Located in the Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground in Statesville, N.C.

  • President’s Piece February 2017

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    February was a blur for me!  I have travelled across the state several times and participated in multiple chapter meetings.  Reconciliation has been completed by State Secretary Jim Becker and all chapter secretaries/treasurers.  We completed the year with 1033 active members.  That is an increase of 56 from last year. My first stop was at […]

  • The Crossing of the Dan

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    The NC SAR was well represented at the Crossing of the Dan ceremony in South Boston, VA. NC SAR President Gary Green led a contingent from the Alamance Battleground, General George Washington, Halifax Resolves, Lower Cape Fear, Mecklenburg and Patriot Isaac Carter chapters who participated in the color guard and presented wreaths.  The guest speaker […]

  • President’s Piece December 2016

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    As we begin the New Year, it is good to look back and rejoice in the many accomplishments completed at the chapter level.  I thank all of you who have renewed your membership in the SAR and helped to maintain a great organization with your support.  We continue to make the North Carolina SAR a […]

  • NC SAR Attends the Battle of Great Bridge

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    NC SAR President Gary O. Green accompanied by members of the Alamance Battleground, Albemarle, Halifax Resolves, Lower Cape Fear, Mecklenburg and Patriot Isaac Carter Chapters attended the ceremonies at the Great Bridge Battlefield Memorial Park.  NSSAR President-General J. Michael Tomme was in attendance and posed with the NC SAR contingent in the group picture below.

  • President’s Piece November 2016

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    It is evident that November is a month for giving thanks for all that our society does.  I spent the month travelling to participate in chapter meetings with the Halifax Resolves, The General George Washington and Lower Cape Fear chapters.  I presented awards to members of the Halifax Resolves including four Military Service Medals to […]

  • Lower Cape Fear Chapter Celebrates Flag Day

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    This is Al Meyer, Brunswick County Resident and Secretary of the Lower Cape Fear Chapter Sons of the American Revolution at the latest American Flag Retirement of the Chapter.  As flags are worn out or damaged they should be properly and ritually burned.  To properly retire a flag, the field of stars is cut from […]

  • Memorial Day – Wilmington National Cemetery

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    Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service or after service to our nation.  Memorial day was born out of the desire to pay homage to fallen Union soldiers following the Civil War.  The first state to officially recognize the holiday was New York in […]

  • Buford’s Massacre

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    Buford’s Massacre-American Colonel Abraham Buford was the commander of 300-350 men, comprised of a Virginia regiment of infantry and a company of artillery. Two hundred thrty-four years ago, on May 29, 1780, Brisitsh Lieutenant Colonel Banaster Tarleton pursued Colonel Buford from Nelson’s Ferry to Buford near the Waxhaws District. Colonel Buford attempted to surrender, but […]

  • Leadership meeting at Louisville, KY 26-28 Feb 2016

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    The February Leadership Meeting in Louisville, KY is always a meteorological treat and this year was no exception.  My wife, Julie, and I travelled early and ran through a major storm running up the east coast.  We drove through some heavy squalls in Raleigh and Winston-Salem en route to Beckley, WV.  We arrived in Beckley […]

  • George Washington’s Birthday Celebration

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    The Lower Cape Fear Chapter met to celebrate George Washington’s birthday, recognize outstanding efforts by community members, chapter members and install officers.   President Charles A. Lewis opened the celebration by describing the reason we celebrate George Washington’s birthday.  After introductions, the members and guests were invited to partake in a buffet dinner provided by the Cape […]

  • NC SAR Represented at the Crossing of the Dan Ceremony

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    NC SAR Sr. VP Gary Green (lt.) and Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson (rt.) represented the society at the Crossing of the Dan Ceremony on February 13th. Sr. VP Green presented  wreaths for the state society and the Lower Cape Fear Chapter while Compatriot Wilson presented a wreath for the Halifax Resolves Chapter.  

  • Wreaths Across America

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    Lower Cape Fear Chapter supports Wreaths Across America The Lower Cape Fear Chapter Color Guard members, Gary O. Green, C. Gene Funderburk and Al Meyer participated in the Wreaths Across America event at the Wilmington National Cemetery on 12 December 2015.  About 2200 wreaths were placed on the graves in the cemetery.  The event was […]