• Blue Ridge Chapter Participation at the NCSSAR Annual Meeting

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, and later became the Blue Ridge Chapter, and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On April 5-6, 2024, the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution held its Annual Meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Western Region Vice President and past Blue […]

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard Members Present Educational Event in Weaverville North Carolina

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter, and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On March 22, 2024, at the Dry Ridge Historical Museum in Weaverville, North Carolina, at 10:30 a.m., in a packed, over-flow crowd of about 70 museum members, Western Region NCSSAR Vice […]

  • Maddie Hart’s Knight Essay Places Third in North Carolina

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    Nash Central High School junior, Maddie Hart, attended the March 13th meeting of the Halifax Resolves Chapter to read her Knight Essay on Joseph Warren, “Activist Without Acclaim.”  Chapter President Bill Riggan visited Maddie at her school to deliver her medal for winning the chapter portion of the contest and presented her with a $150 […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Has Multiple Recognitions at Monthly Meeting.

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    The March 13th meeting of the Halifax Resolves Chapter was quite busy with multiple people receiving recognition, the reading of the chapter Knight Essay winner, and concluded by an interesting presentation about U.S. Flags. Preston Fortin was recognized with his Supplemental Certificate in honor of his ancestor Simon Lane.  Jamie Rook was presented with the […]

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard AttendsGuilford Courthouse Battle Commemoration

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter, the oldest Chapter in Western North Carolina. The Revolutionary War battle, known as the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, was fought on March 15, 1781, between the American forces under Greensboro’s namesake, Nathanael Greene, and British Commander Lord Charles Cornwallis. Various parts […]

  • General Francis Nash and Raleigh Chapters Hold SAR Oratory Competitions; NC SAR Winner Named

    Denny Colvin
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    The General Francis Nash and Raleigh Chapters jointly held their Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Orations Competitions on March 16 at Governors Club in Chapel Hill.  State Judges then announced the NC SAR Oratory Winner, who will participate in the National SAR Oratory Contest. Nearly half of the GFN membership participates in hosting this event, and […]

  • 2024 Guilford Courthouse

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter was honored to participate in the Commemoration of the 243 Anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse yesterday, 15 March 2024.

  • Catawba Valley Chapter March Newsletter “The Catawba Coalition”

    Ben Setser

    47 chapter newsletter 10 mar^LJ 2024

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Five Grave Marking Ceremony April 27, 2024

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Chapter cordially invites you to attend the Grave Marking Ceremony for Patriots Joseph Cole, Joseph Harrison, John Hays, Peter Plemmons, and Valentine Thrash on April 27, 2024, at […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Upcoming Events

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On Friday, March 22, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Weaverville Museum, 60 Lakeshore Drive in Weaverville, North Carolina Color Guard members Craig Issacson And Garry Linton will provide an astounding […]

  • New Bern Chapter Inducts a Family of Nine (9) New Members

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    After the February 24th, 248th Moores Creek Battleground Anniversary Ceremony, the NCSSAR New Bern Chapter, inducted nine (9) members of the Harris family into the SAR. Gary Green, NSSAR Genealogist General, along with Gary Gillette, NCSSAR New Bern Chapter President, did the honors of the inductions. Also in attendance, along with ten (10) members from […]

  • Mark Pace as John Penn at Washington’s Birthday in Georgia

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    Mark Pace in the guise of Granville County (NC) native John Penn, was the keynote speaker for the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Georgia for their banquet in honor of George Washington’s birthday on February 16, 2024. Held at the Savannah Yacht Club, an enthusiastic and attentive crowd of some 100 attended. […]

  • Mark Pace Represents Halifax Resolves Chapter at the Crossing of the Dan

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    Chapter Vice President Mark Pace presented the Halifax Resolves Chapter Wreath at the 243rd Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan in Constitution Square, South Boston, Virginia on Saturday, February 17, 2024. The Crossing of the Dan River was the culmination of the race to the Dan River between the American southern army under the command of […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Color Guard Commander Presentation to DAR

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina.   GARRY LINTON PRESENTS DISEASES OF AMER REV RUTH DAVIDSON DAR CHAPTER    

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard at Cowan’s Ford Commemoration

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On January 27, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Huntersville, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Color Guard members Craig Isaacson and Garry Linton participated in the presentation of colors […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Meeting February 10, 2024

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter, and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. The chapter approved the 2024 Chapter Expense Budget. There is an immediate need for a new Chapter Treasurer or an Assistant Treasurer. Registrar Mike Burkhart reported we have one new member […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Color Guard Activity January 2024

    Ron Hillabrand
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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the Blue Ridge Chapter, and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. On January 17, 2024, Blue Ridge Chapter Color Guard members Craig Isaacson and Ken Welgarz presented colors at the 243rd Anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens in Cowpens, South Carolina.   […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Recognizes Knight Essay Winners

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    The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all US Citizens and Legal Resident students attending home schools, public, parochial, or […]

  • Jack Castleberry, BSA Troop # 7, Awarded the SAR Eagle Scout Medal and Certificate

    Mike Fusselbaugh
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