The Western Waters Chapter of the Sons of The American Revolution will be hosting a Commemoration Of The Battle of The Black Hole Tentatively On Saturday, September 16, 2023 If you have any questions, please text or phone 828-508-2191 or Email to:
The Sandhills SAR Chapter invites all to join us for a day of living history to honor the 241st Anniversary of the attack at The Alston House, or The House in the Horseshoe. Living history displays on 18th Century life as well as scheduled demonstrations will occur throughout the day.
The Keynote Speaker for the SAR ceremony will be Chris Grimes, Senior Vice President NC Society, Sons of the American Revolution. In addition to his SAR duties, Chris is a Historical Interpreter, Mariner’s Museum, Newport News, VA and a Living Historian/Reenactor with a focus on 18th and 19th century medicine, navy and artillery.
The event will be in person, on Saturday August 6th at 10:00 am.
The site will have scheduled demonstrations during the day and tours of the Alston House. A reenactment of the battle will occur at 2:00 PM. There will be no events on Sunday.
If you would like to present a wreath on site, that is very much appreciated and the opportunity is scheduled into the event planning.
If you have any questions, please contact Mike Fusselbaugh at