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- 01https://ncssar.org/event/241st-crossing-of-catawba-river-at-greenlee-ford-cg/10:00 AM-12:00 PMOctober 01, 2022Crossing of the Catawba at Greenlee Ford128 Greenlee Ford Rd, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
242nd Anniversary of “THE CROSSING”
at Greenlee Ford
Recognition and Dedication Ceremony
October 1, 2022
The Colonel Alexander Erwin Chapter SAR cordially invites your chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution to attend the 242th anniversary of the fording of the Catawba River at Greenlee Ford during the campaign to the Battle of Kings Mountain. SAR, DAR, C.A.R. and other patriotic and lineage societies and chapters are invited to participate in a formal wreath-laying ceremony at Greenlee Ford. Participants presenting a wreath must deliver it to Kevin Allec, Color Guard Commander of the Col. Alexander Erwin Chapter NCSSAR, no later than 9:30 AM on Saturday October 1, 2022. Continental, militia or period attire is encouraged.
Please complete and return the registration form provided no later than Saturday, September 23rd for the registration to be included in the printed program. Registration forms should be returned to: Kevin Allec, 1092 Mast Hook Way, Morganton NC, 28655 or email –
Location of Greenlee Ford: Judges Riverside Restaurant (old location), 128 Greenlee Ford Road, Morganton, NC 28655. The program activities will be in the parking lot at the beginning of the Morganton Greenway.
Saturday, October 1, Schedule
9:30 AM: Deadline for delivery of wreaths to Kevin Allec
10:00 AM: Welcome, Introduction of Guests, Speakers and Presentations.
11:00 AM: Wreath Laying Ceremony and Mourning at Arms Ceremony by the Sons of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Over Mountain Victory Trail Association
11:30 PM Fording the Catawba River by the Overmountain Victory Trail Marchers & Guests Commemoration Ceremony.
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Charles McDowell House Rev War Days Activities and events
128 Greenlee Ford Road, Morganton, NC, 28655 adjacent The old ‘Judges Restaurant’ location. The program activities will be in the parking lot at the beginning of the Morganton Greenway
Time & Date
October 1, 2022 formal presentation to begin at 10 AM to 12 PM. Please arrive early to allow for wreath placement and to obtain seating prior to the start.
The Colonel Alexander Erwin Chapter invite you to the dedication of Crossing Monument at Greenlee Ford. Leaving the Colonel Charles McDowell house and fording the Catawba River was the prelude to the Battle of Kings Mountain.
- Wreath delivery prior to 9.30 AM
- Fording the Catawba River by the Overmountain Victory Trail marchers and guests
- Guest Speakers and Presentations
- Wreath Laying and Mourning at Arms Ceremony by Son of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Revolution, and Over Mountain Victory Trail Association
- 12 PM – 5 PM – Revolutionary War Days Living History Programs at Colonel Charles McDowell’s House, 119 Saint Mary’s Church Rd
WREATH AND COLOR GUARD REGISTRATION FORM
Your Position _______________________________________________
Flag Type You Will Bring _____________________________________
Will You Present a Wreath? Yes ______________ No_______________
Continental Uniform or Militia? ________________________________
Colonial Attire? _____________________________________________
Morganton, NC, 2865
- 01https://ncssar.org/event/col-daniel-boone-chapter-meeting/10:00 AM-12:00 PMOctober 01, 2022Watauga County Library140 Queen St, Boone, NC 28607, USA
Please join us for our Chapter meeting Saturday, October 1 at 10 a.m. to noon at the Watauga County Library, 140 Queen Street, Boone, NC 28607
- 06https://ncssar.org/event/south-atlantic-district-meeting-4/All dayOctober 06, 2022
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- 07https://ncssar.org/event/battle-of-kings-mountain/11:00 AM-3:00 PMOctober 07, 2022Kings Mountain National Battlefield Park2625 Park Road, Blacksburg, SC, United States
THE NATIONAL SOCIETY SAR
THE BATTLE OF KINGS MOUNTAIN CHAPTER, NORTH CAROLINA SAR
THE DANIEL MORGAN CHAPTER, SOUTH CAROLINA SAR
INVITES EVERYONE TO ATTEND
The 242nd Anniversary
of the Battle of Kings Mountain
Friday, October 7, 2021 at 11:00 am
Kings Mountain National Military Park
All SAR, DAR, C.A.R. and other patriotic and lineage societies & chapters are invited to participate in the annual commemorative ceremony. To register your chapter or organization, click on the link below NO LATER THAN THE END OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2021 to allow the National Park Service to prepare for the ceremony. Questions about the event can be directed to .
Lodging Information: A “courtesy block” of hotel rooms with king or double-queen beds at the Hampton Inn Gastonia for $96 per night is available until 9/22/22. Call (704) 866-9090 to make reservations and ask for the SAR group rate. Hampton Inn Gastonia, 1859 Remount Rd, Gastonia NC 28054.