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 […]
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- 10:00 AM-12:00 PMAugust 01, 2020
101-499 Alston House Rd, Sanford, NC 27330, USA101-499 Alston House Rd, Sanford, NC 27330, USA
The Marquis de Lafayette chapter invites you to the 239th Anniversary of Battle of the House in the Horseshoe ceremony on Saturday, August 1, 2020, in Sanford, NC. Event details as the date gets closer.
In spring and summer, bright flowers surround this plantation house named for its location on a horseshoe bend in the Deep River. The house (ca. 1770) was owned by Philip Alston, whose band of colonists seeking independence from Britain was attacked here in 1781 during the American Revolution by British loyalists led by David Fanning. Later, four-term governor Benjamin Williams lived in the house, which now features antiques of the colonial and Revolutionary War eras.
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- 10:00 AM-11:00 AMAugust 15, 2020
https://ncssar.org/event/second-annual-celebration-of-the-battle-of-rockfish/The Col. Alexander Lillington Chapter will host the second annual celebration of the Battle of Rockfish at 10:00, Saturday, August 15, 2020. The ceremony will be held outdoors at the monument. Location: Hwy 11 about 500 ft. from the junction with Hwy 117, Wallace. This is outside with plenty of room for social distancing. Due to the pandemic, the ceremony has been shortened and no other activity planned.10:00 AM-12:00 PMAugust 15, 2020
2577 Tryon Courthouse Rd, Bessemer City, NC 28016, USA2577 Tryon Courthouse Rd, Bessemer City, NC 28016, USA
The Battle of Kings Mountain Chapter
Invites You to Attend the 245th Anniversary of the Signing of the Tryon Resolves
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Tryonota Volunteer Fire Department
2577 Tryon Courthouse Road, Bessemer City, NC
The Tryon Resolves were a brief declaration adopted by the citizens of Tryon County in the Province of North Carolina in the early days of the American Revolution. In the Resolves, the county vowed resistance to coercive actions by the government of Great Britain against its North American colonies. The document was signed on August 14, 1775.
The Tryon Resolves “association” was created in response to the Battle of Lexington, and the Resolves were among the earliest of many local colonial declarations against the policies the British government had instituted in the colonies, which were considered oppressive by the colonists. Other similar declarations from the same period included the Mecklenburg Resolves (adopted in nearby Mecklenburg County, North Carolina) and the Suffolk Resolves (adopted in Suffolk County, Massachusetts). The Tryon Resolves predated the United States Declaration of Independence by almost 11 months, but stopped short of proscribing independence from Britain, instead supporting armed resistance until a resolution with England could be made.
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- 11:00 AM-3:30 PMAugust 22, 2020
1746 Jim Barnwell Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, USA1746 Jim Barnwell Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, USA
August 22, 2020
11:00am – 3:30pm
To be held at: 1776 Sporting Club
1746 JIM BARNWELL RD, BURLINGTON, NC 27217
WE HAVE RESERVED THE BALLROOM.
PLEASE INVITE SPOUSES & GUESTS!
COST FOR THE LUNCH IS $15.00 PER PERSON.
MAIL YOUR CHECK (PAYABLE TO NCSSAR) TO:
SAM POWELL, PO BOX 2104, BURLINGTON, NC 27216-2104
The Summer BOM Meeting will be held in at the 1776 Sporting Club in Burlington (compliments of Sam and Chris Powell) in the Ballroom that accommodates 250 people. With concerns over COVID-19, there is ample space to spread out to maintain social distancing. Face masks are encouraged and there will be ample hand sanitizer available at each table. For those you decide not to attend in person, then you can access the meeting via Zoom. Either way,
please RSVP by Monday, August 17. For those attending in person, lunch (sandwiches, pickle, chips, salad, dessert, ice tea, coffee, water) will be served for $15 per person.
All State Officers, Chapter Presidents, and Committee Chairmen please send your reports to Jack Bowman at not later than August 3, 2020.
Color Guard indicate if you will dress uniform or colonial attire.
Ladies Auxiliary will hold their business meeting in the Sun Porch.
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- 10:00 AM-11:00 AMAugust 29, 2020
** EVENT CANCELED **
The New Bern Chapter, North Carolina SAR,
Invites You to the 1st Commemoration
of the 246th Anniversary of the
New Bern Resolves
The SAR New Bern Chapter, DAR Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter, Christ Episcopal Church, the North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace, the St. Johns Masonic Lodge #3, and New Bern Historical Society will host the ceremony in remembrance of the 71 Delegates and Resolves of the 1st North Carolina Provincial Congress held in New Bern during 25-27 August 1774.
The ceremony will begin with a Procession starting promptly at 10:00 o’clock a.m. from the parking lot of the Centenary United Methodist Church to the Colonial Chapel of Christ Episcopal Church. Staging starts promptly at 9:00 o’clock a.m. Wreaths and flag ground spikes should be presented to the NC SAR Wreath & Ground Spikes Tent off Middle Street between 9:00 and 9:30 o’clock a.m. See the attached registration and reservation form for participation.
Download the Full Event Details & RSVP
Recommended Hotel Lodging
Courtyard by Marriott
218 East Front Street
New Bern, NC 28560 (Downtown)
$189 special SAR rate for all non-balcony rooms
Call 877-863-2116 and ask for SAR rate
Springhill Suites New Bern
300 Hotel Drive, New Bern, NC 28562
Special SAR Rate: $129 for all single king and/or double queen suite types w/complimentary breakfast buffet
Reservation Desk: 252-637-0017 (ask for special SAR rate)
200 Hotel Drive, New Bern, NC 28562
Rate: Rates vary. Book early for best rates on all single king and/or double queen suite types w/complimentary breakfast buffet
Reservation Desk: 252-514-2925