• Blue Ridge Color Guard In Hendersonville 4th of July Parade

    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 July 4, 2024, in Hendersonville, North Carolina, the following Blue Ridge Color Guard members participated in the annual 4th of July Parade: Steve Greene, Garry Linton, Larry Chapman, Ron […]

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard Speaks on Health and Disease During Revolutionary War

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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 June 28, 2024, at the Dry Ridge Historical Museum in Weaverville, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Chapter Color Guard Commander Garry Linton gave a fascinating and detailed educational program on all […]

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard at Ramsour’s Mill

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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 June 22, 2024, in Lincolnton, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Chapter Color Guard members Garry Linton and Ken Weglarz were among the other Color Guard members who presented colors and wreaths […]

  • General Francis Nash Chapter Meeting June 27

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    The General Francis Nash Chapter met Thursday, June 27, in conjuction with an America 250 presentation by Nathanael Greene Chapter Compatriot John Braswell at Governers Club in Chapel Hill. The event began with a “meet and greet,”  giving members more time than usually available before meetings to socialize and welcome new and prospective members.   […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Heroism Medal

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    On May 16, 2024, at 2:18 am, Officer Michael Zak responded to the Alfred Cunningham Bridge in downtown New Bern in reference to a suspicious subject. Shortly after arriving on scene, a 38-year-old female got out of her car and started walking to the side of the bridge. She then climbed onto the railing and […]

  • Halifax Resolves Announces Patriot Grave Markings

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter will be marking the graves of two Revolutionary War Patriots, Samuel Webb Smith and Chesley Daniel in Granville County on October 26, 2024. The event is posted on the State Calendar. For more information please contact, Bill Riggan, President. Email:

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard Presentation of “The Revolutionary War in the South”

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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.   At 6 p.m. on June 4, 2024, Blue Ridge Chapter NCSSAR representatives arrived at the Madison County Genealogical Society to present a program on “the Revolutionary War in the South.” […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Activity and Chapter Meeting Update

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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. Blue Ridge Chapter NCSSAR Compatriots Lance Dickinson and Larry Chapman had the honor of going to William “Bill” Burkhart’s home to present his SAR Military Service Award. Jill Chapman went with […]

  • Two Nash Central High School Students Are Recognized

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    Two students from Nash Central High School have garnered recognition for their accomplishments at both the Chapter and State levels from the Sons of the American Revolution. Madeline Hart, named the winner for her Knight Essay on Joseph Warren at the Halifax Resolves Chapter, secured third place in the statewide competition. Jon Ayden Horne received […]

  • Blue Ridge Color Guard Welcomes New Citizens

    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 May 10, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. in the Federal Courthouse in Asheville, NorthCarolina, in a solemn ceremony 21 people from some countries, such as, Columbia, Vietnam, Syria, El Salvador, Mexico, […]

  • The Return of David Gammon & Student Recognition

    The gathering on May 8th of the Halifax Resolves Chapter highlighted the presence of former Chapter President David Gammon and acknowledged the remarkable achievements of nearby students. Furthermore, the chapter put into effect the bestowal of the Outstanding Citizenship Award for graduating high school seniors in the region and seized the opportunity to unveil the […]

  • Halifax Resolves Day 2024

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    Halifax Resolves Day  “The Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter commemorates the 1776 adoption of the Halifax Resolves and kickoffs the State of North Carolina’s USA 250th Celebration” Dateline: Halifax, NC – April 12, 2024 — The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution, celebrated the 248th Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Grave Marking Celebration for Five Patriots at Newfound Baptist Church

    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 April 27, 2024, at the Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery in Leicester, North Carolina, the Blue Ridge Chapter hosted a Grave Marking Ceremony for the five Patriots who are buried there. […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Membership Meeting

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    Chartered 21 April 1928 in Asheville, North Carolina, later became the BlueRidge Chapter and is the oldest active Chapter in Western North Carolina. Sycamore Shoals State Park Ranger, Chad Bogart, gave the 38 members and guests an excellent presentation about the unique history of the Sycamore Shoals settlement and its role as the muster site […]

  • Lowell Hoffman Awarded NC SAR Patriot Medal

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    General Francis Nash Chapter Compatriot Lowell Hoffman was presented the NC SAR Patriot Medal at the State Annual Meeting Banquet on April 6.  The Patriot Medal is the highest award presented to a Compatriot by a SAR State Organization and recognizes long, faithful, outstanding, and distinguished service at the state and/or chapter level. Congratulations, Lowell!

  • GFN SAR Oratory Winner Presented With State Second Place Award

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    In a ceremony at Northwood High School on April 17, Lowell Hoffman, NC SAR Rumbaugh Oratory Chairman, presented Brooks Bae, winner of the General Francis Nash Chapter competition, with the State Second Place Certificate and $250 Award. The First Place Award was presented to Raleigh Chapter winner Timothy Hisler at the NC SAR Annual meeting […]

  • 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

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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 […]