• Patriot John Carothers Grave Marking in Charlotte

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    The Mecklenburg Chapter, along with the Godfrey Dreher Chapter, SCSSAR, will conduct a grave marking beginning at 10:00am at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery for Patriot John Carothers (1755-1838). Patriot Carothers served with his brothers James (1750-1836) and Robert (1750-1837) in the Mecklenburg Militia under Colonel Robert Ervin during the American Revolution. They fought in […]

  • Mecklenburg Chapter & DAR Joint Grave Marking

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    The Mecklenburg chapter is joining the Eleanor Wilson Chapter DAR (from Washington, DC) to co-host a grave marking ceremony to rededicate the graves of Revolutionary War Patriots Eleanor Wilson and Robert Wilson at the Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 7407 Steele Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217. The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter DAR has been […]

  • Slave Cemetery Marking

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    The Mecklenburg chapter is joining chapter member and Eagle Scout David Miller (Troop 327, Lakeland District, Piedmont Council) to honor and mark the site of an original slave cemetery at Rehobeth United Methodist Church. David’s Eagle Scout project was to clean the cemetery and identify where the people were buried. We are now honoring those […]