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  • David Vance Grave Marking

    Ben Setser
    Posted in: What's New, News

    Catawba Valley Chapter was honored to assist Mecklenburg Chapter in the grave marking that they conducted for Patriot David Vance on 16 July 2022 at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Charllotte. Present for the commemoration was the 4th great grandson of Patriot Vance, Compatriot Robert Vance of Alto NM and member of Gadsden Chapter, […]

  • Independence Day Parade in Faith NC, 4 July 2022

    Ben Setser
    Posted in: What's New, News

    Catawba Valley Chapter joined in with Salisbury Chapter and several others to take part in the Faith NC Independence Day Parade. In my best estimation, we had 3 DAR Chapters and at least 4 SAR chapters involved in the 2 floats and marching contingency that we as a group provided. Many thanks to Frank Merrill, […]

  • Old St Paul’s Grave Marking Round 2

    Ben Setser
    Posted in: What's New, News

    Our second day of Honoring the 12 Patriots buried at Old St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Newton NC on Saturday, May 21, 2022. It was very hot, many people from SAR and DAR, family menbers of the Patriots and church members turned out for the celebration. It was a fabulous day for everyone.

  • Mecklenburg Chapter Hosts Black Descendant of Thomas Jefferson

    NCSSAR
    Posted in: What's New, News

    (November 11, 2021) The Mecklenburg Chapter in Charlotte, NC, hosted another large community dinner event on Veterans Day this year featuring a well-known media professional from Washington, D.C., Gayle Jessup White. She is also a descendant of our Nation’s third President, Thomas Jefferson, and his enslaved mistress, Sally Hemings. “An integral part of our Society’s […]

  • North Carolina SAR Winter BOM 1 February 2020

    NCSSAR
    Posted in: News

    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

    NCSSAR
    Posted in: News

    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

    NCSSAR
    Posted in: News

    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 […]

  • Mecklenburg Color Guard Welcomes New U.S. Citizens

    NCSSAR
    Posted in: News

    Members of the Mecklenburg chapter Color Guard participated in the 2nd annual New U.S. Citizen Naturalization Ceremony held at the Charlotte Museum of History. 32 new U.S. citizens took their oath of citizenship during the ceremony. They were from 12 different countries, ranging from Colombia to the UK. Chapter members John Allen, Neil Hohmann, Ray […]

  • Mecklenburg Chapter’s 2017 Annual President’s Day Dinner in Charlotte

    NCSSAR
    Posted in: What's New, News

    On February 23, 2017, the Mecklenburg Chapter NCSSAR held its annual President’s Day Dinner at the Hilton Charlotte Executive Park hotel. The speaker for this event was our 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.   President’s Day Dinner Mecklenburg Chapter

  • President’s Piece – March 2017

    capefearadmin
    Posted in: What's New, News

    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

    catawbavalleyadmin
    Posted in: What's New, News

    Patriot spotlight: Joseph Sharpe volunteered in Salisbury district

  • Patriot Grave Marking

    catawbavalleyadmin
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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

    capefearadmin
    Posted in: What's New, News

    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

    halifaxadmin
    Posted in: News

    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 January 2017

    capefearadmin
    Posted in: What's New, News

    WOW!  What a start for the New Year.  Americanism, Stark, Reconciliation, Board of Managers Reports all due at about the same time.  It does not get any more difficult than this month has been and yet we are still moving forward. While the dust was still flying, I managed to visit le Marquis de Lafayette […]

  • Battle of Cowan’s Ford

    capefearadmin
    Posted in: News

    The Mecklenburg Chapter hosted the 236th Anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Cowan’s Ford at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Huntersville, NC on 28 January 2017. Chapter President Ken Luckey was the emcee for the gathering inside the church where playwright Bob Inman spoke about the meaning of the patriot efforts during the American Revolution and […]

  • NC SAR Attends the Battle of Great Bridge

    halifaxadmin
    Posted in: News

    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

    oldnorthstateadmin
    Posted in: What's New, News

    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 […]

  • Patriot Monument Unveiled in Charlotte

    NCSSAR
    Posted in: News

    The Mecklenburg chapter, North Carolina SAR, partnered with the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, NCSDAR, to build and place a granite and brass monument for Patriot Ephraim Brevard in the Old Settler’s Cemetery in Uptown Charlotte today. Civic dignitaries in attendance included Charlotte City Councilman Greg Phipps from District 4, Brevard City Mayor Jimmy Harris, […]

  • Buford’s Massacre

    capefearadmin
    Posted in: News

    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 […]