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  • 01

    1:30 PM-3:30 PM
    May 01, 2022
    Bethabara God's Acre in Historic Bethabara Park
    2147 Bethabara Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, USA

    John Shamel (Schemel)

    Lieutenant- NC
    Member of the Committee of Safety, Stokes Co., NC

    Born 1 October 1746, Oley, Philadelphia Co., PA
    Died 23 February 1813, Bethabara, Stokes Co., NC

    Battle of Shallow Ford Chapter,
    National Society Daughters of The American Revolution
    will hold a Patriot Marking Ceremony

    Sunday, May 1, 2022, 1:30 PM
    Bethabara God’s Acre, Winston-Salem, NC|
    followed by a gathering at
    Historic Bethabara Visitor Center

    Please send your snail mail or email address to receive the official invitation and directions once final details are set.

    Any correspondence may be mailed to:

    Marilyn Ingram, 5140 Oxford Dr., W-S, NC 27104 or

    Marilyn McGee Ingram – Regent, Battle of Shallow Ford,
    National Society Daughters of The American Revolution

  • 07

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    May 07, 2022

    The Lower Cape Fear Chapter will conduct a grave marking for Patriot John Conyers at the Old Morse Cemetery in Southport, NC on 7 May 2022 at 11:00 AM

    John Conyers in the Patriot Research System

    Location: 211 Clarendon Ave, Southport, NC  33.91893689 / -78.02352629

    Directions:  Drive inbound to Southport on SR 211 (N Howe St)  turn right on West West St.  Drive three blocks and turn left on Clarendon Ave.  The cemetery is behind the church.

  • 11

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM
    May 11, 2022

    Executive Committee Meeting

    11 a.m.

    May 11, 2022

    J & S Cafeteria (Phoenix Room)

    Asheville, NC

  • 13

    7:00 PM-8:00 PM
    May 13, 2022

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 14

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    May 14, 2022
    Alamance Battleground State Historic Site
    5803 NC 62 South, Burlington, NC

    26th  Annual Patriots’ Day in Alamance County

    hosted by: Alamance Battleground Chapter

    Sons of the American Revolution

    2:00 PM – Wreath Laying Ceremony 

          Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

       5803 NC 62 South, Burlington, NC

    Members of SAR, DAR, C.A.R., SR and other Patriotic/Historical Societies will participate in a formal wreath laying ceremony at Alamance Battleground at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 14, 2022 to commemorate Alamance County’s three 1781 Revolutionary Battles: Pyle’s Defeat, Clapp’s Mill and Lindley’s Mill, and the Pre-Revolutionary May 16, 1771 Battle of Alamance (250th Anniversary).  This year’s event will be held as in the past at the Patriot’s Monument, in the field across the road from the Visitor’s CenterColor Guard units are encouraged to bring chapter and ceremonial flags and wear period uniforms or militia dress.  Dignitaries and representatives of patriotic societies are invited to present wreaths.  Social Distancing will be in effect with participants and guest asked to stay 6 feet apart for a maximum of 100 participants.  Masks are not required by the Alamance Battleground staff if social distancing is practiced.  For inclement weather, the event will be held under the awning in front of the Visitor’s Center.  There is no charge for parking.

    The NC SAR poster and brochure contest will be judged at the Alamance Battleground visitor’s center at 1:00 PM.  Please bring posters and brochures for judging at that time or contact Sam Powell for electronic submissions.

    Participants in the 2:00 PM wreath laying ceremony are requested to arrive at the Park Patriots’ Monument by 1:30 PM. The NCSSAR combined Color Guard will lead the processional.

    Directions to Alamance Battleground State Park are:  From Interstate-40 take Exit 143, then south on Highway 62 for approximately six miles, Alamance Battleground State Military Park entrance straddles Hwy 62.


    To include your unit’s recognition in the program, please furnish the following information to:

    Samuel C. Powell

    PO Box 2104

    Burlington, NC 27216-2104

    Telephone:  (336) 227-3557


    • For wreath presenters, Presenter’s Name: ___________________
    • Office/Title of presenter: ______________________________
    • Organization/State/Chapter: ____________________________

Annual NCSSAR Events

See the map below for the locations of annual commemorations that occur throughout the state on or around their anniversary date.