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    23 Feb

    Annual President's Day Community Dinner with President Abraham Lincoln

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    Abraham Lincoln, our 16th President of the United States, joins us for our annual President's Day Community Dinner in Charlotte!

    Prices and details to come. But save the date so you can attend one of the largest President's Day Dinners in the Southeast.


    Historical actor Dennis Boggs presents an enlightening, informative, and educational look at the life of the 16th President as it might have been told by Abraham Lincoln himself. From Lincoln's birth in the wilderness of Kentucky to his early years in Indiana and Illinois... from storekeeper to self-taught lawyer and politician... through his years as President during the Civil War and his death at the hands of an assassin in Ford's Theater.

    Mr. Boggs has researched countless books and papers and has diligently designed a presentation that encompasses fifty-six years of Abraham Lincoln's life.

    Purchase Tickets Online.

    Admission to the dinner and evening program with Mr. Lincoln is $28 per person or $15 for children's dinner and open to all ages, individuals and organizations. You must have a paid reservation to attend. To RSVP Download the paper RSVP form here and please send your check, made payable to the Mecklenburg Chapter SAR, c/o Tom Phlegar, 7324 Marlbrook Drive, Charlotte, NC 28212-4770. For more information, please contact Jay Joyce at jay@mecklenburgsar.org.

    Large groups please contact Jay Joyce at jay@mecklenburgsar.org. Tickets sold on a first come, first served basis.

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    25 Feb

    Battle of Moore's Creek

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    Please join us as we celebrate the 241st Anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, the 1st Patriot victory during the war for Independence.  Activities will include musket and cannon demonstrations throughout both days, as well as demonstrations of colonial trades such as blacksmithing, candle dipping, spinning, cooking, gardening, powder horn making, colonial toys and games, live music, and much more.  For up to date information, please follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/moorescreeknps.  The event is FREE and activities will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 25-26, 2017 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.

    The combined North Carolina SAR Color Guard and North Carolina DAR chapters will commence a memorial walk on Saturday February 25 starting at the visitor’s center at 10:00 AM.  There will be wreaths presented at the Women’s Momunment, at the Moore Monument, at the Loyalist Monument and finally at the Patriot John Grady Monument.

    RSVP to get your wreath properly recognized.

    March to the Mounuments
    March to the Mounuments
    NC SAR Color Guard
    NC SAR Color Guard
    Firing Mother
    Firing Mother

    Vendors will be available for lunch at the Battleground.  In addition, around 11:30 AM following the event a fund-raising lunch will be served at the Currie Community Baptist Church.  The cost will be $10 per person; reservations for the meal must be made with John Thornhill by 10 Feb 2017.  Seating is limited; reservations for the meal are required.

    28396 Nc Highway 210
    Currie, NC 28435

    The cost will be $10 per person; reservations for the meal must be made with John Thornhill.  Cell phone contact: (910) 284-0232

    Moore's Creek Battleground Map
    Moore’s Creek Battleground Map

    Overnight accomodations have been reserved at the Hampton Inn University Area in Wilmington.  Reservations for the Inn may be made:

    Hampton Inn Wilmington University Area
    124 Old Eastwood Road Wilmington, NC 28403
    Main: 910.791.9899
    Fax: 910.791.9895

    http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/I/ILMEWHX-SAR-20170223/index.jhtml

    The Battle of Moores Creek Bridge- February 27, 1776

    The Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, fought between North Carolina Patriot and Loyalist militia forces, demonstrates the bitter internal divisions that marked the American Revolution. The Loyalist, mostly Scottish Highlanders wielding broadswords, charged across a partially dismantled Moores Creek Bridge, nearly a thousand North Carolina Patriots waited quietly with cannons and muskets poised to fire. Expecting to find only a small Patriot force, the Loyalist advanced across the bridge. Shots rang out and 30 to 70 Loyalist lay wounded or dead, including Lt. Col. Donald McLeod, who led the charge. Stunned, outgunned, and leaderless, some of the Loyalist surrendered, while others retreated in confusion.

    Moores Creek is the site of the first Patriot victory in the American Revolution and the site of the last Scottish Highland broadsword charge. The victory ended British authority in the colony and stalled a full-scale British invasion of the South for nearly four years. The resulting Halifax Resolves of April 12, 1776, instructed North Carolina’s delegates the Continental Congress to vote for independence; it was the first American colony to take such action.



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    25 Feb

    Fort Dearborn Genealogy Meeting

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    Meeting will take place on 25 Feb 2017 from 10:30am CST to 11:30am CST at the historic Newberry Library.

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    02 Mar

    2017 Spring Leadership/Trustee Meeting

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    It is my pleasure to invite you to the Spring Leadership Conference/Trustees Meeting which will be held at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky on March 2-4, 2017

    National committees will meet on Thursday and Friday. It is the responsibility of each chairman to notify committee members of the time and place of their meeting, and I anticipate that the schedule of meeting times and places will be posted on the web site. The Trustees meet on Saturday morning where reports will be presented by national officers and committee chairmen.

    Please note:  Officers and Committee Chairmen - your written report has to be in the office no later than close of business on February 10, 2017.   The report form can be found on the SAR website.  Send them to Debbie Smalley (dsmalley@sar.org).

    Dinner banquets are scheduled for Friday and Saturday evenings for your social pleasure.

    For those interested in accommodations at the Brown Hotel, I recommend that reservations (Reservation Desk or  1-502-583-1234) be scheduled immediately as the space there is limited.  Other hotels, inns, and motels are available but if you plan to stay at the Brown Hotel you should identify yourself as an SAR member for a special room rate.

    For additional information contact Debbie Smalley ( 502-588- 6123 or dsmalley@sar.org).

    Sincerely,
    Don Shaw
    Executive Director

    Late Registration: After the close of business on February 16, 2017.  The registration fee after this date will be $80.

    Cancellation and Refund Policy: After the close of business on February 16, 2017: no refunds

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    11 Mar

    Last Naval Battle of the American Revolution

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    The Host Chapter, The Brevard Chapter of the SAR, invites you and your family to join us in celebrating this historic event. All patriotic Color Guard units are invited.

    Information Flyer

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    For additional information contact Steve Williams

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    18 Mar

    Battle of Guilford Courthouse

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    The 236th Anniversary Observance of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse

    March 18th, 2017                10:00 o’clock AM

    Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, Greensboro, NC

    The North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution will host a ceremony in remembrance of the men who fought and died in this pivotal battle of the American Revolution.  The keynote speaker will be announced later.

    In order for all presenters to be listed in the program, all RSVP’s MUST be received no later than close of day Monday, March 13th, 2017.

    RSVP to be properly recognized!

    The Headquarters Hotel for the North Carolina Society will be:

    Wyndham Gardens – Greensboro
    415 S. Swing Road
    Greensboro, NC 27409
    Telephone: (336) 299-7650

    Reservations may be made by contacting the hotel, identifying identifying yourself as an SAR member to obtain the group rate.

    The cut-off date for reservations is February 27, 2017.

    A reception will be held in at 5:00 pm on Friday, March 17th – Hotel providing meeting suite #.

                The ceremony will begin with a Procession from the side of the Visitor Center to the Nathanael Greene Monument precisely at 10:00 am.  Wreathes should be presented to the Visitor’s Center no later than 9:30 am to allow the Park Service time to transport them over to the monument.

     

    Event Coordinator

    Mr. George Strunk
    Sr. Vice President, NCSSAR
    205 Goldleaf Dr
    Goldsboro, NC  27534-8007
    919-738-6428



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    21 Apr

    North Carolina Society 89th Annual Meeting

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    North Carolina Society 89th Annual Meeting

    North Carolina Society
    Sons of the American
    Revolution
    89th Annual Meeting

    The North Carolina Society invites you and your guest.
    To attend the Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn, Greenville, NC
    April 21-22, 2017

    Friday, April 21, 2017
    Registration, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    President’s Reception, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

    Saturday, April 22, 2017
    President’s Breakfast, 7:30 am to 8:30 am
    Ladies Auxiliary Meeting, 8:45 am to 3:00 pm
    Leadership Training, 8:45 am to 9:30 am
    Leadership Training, 9:45 am to 10:30 am
    Leadership Training, 10:45 am to 11:30 am
    NCCSAR Youth Luncheon, 11:45 to 1:00 pm
    Annual Business Meeting, 1:15 pm to 3:00 pm
    NCCSAR Banquet and Awards, 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

    RSVP by April 1, 2017

    Sons of the American Revolution Online Booking Link

    Contact GGWC Secretary Ron Bonham for details at email: doctorcobol@hotmail.com

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    29 Apr

    Maryland Society - 2017 Annual Meeting

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    MARYLAND SOCIETY - 2017 ANNUAL MEETING

    SATURDAY, APRIL 29TH. - START TIME 8:30 A.M.

    ANNAPOLIS WATERFRONT HOTEL, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND

    CONTACT 1ST VICE PRESIDENT DONALD DEERING FOR DETAILS AT
    dadeering1776@comcast.net

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    13 May

    Battle of Thomas Creek

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    Battle of Thomas Creek

    Date - Saturday May 13, 2017

    Location - Seaton Creek Historic Park

    Contact - David Ramseur

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    07 Jul

    Upcoming 127th Congress - Knoxville, Tennessee

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    Please go to the following site for more information.

    https://sar.org/annual-sar-congress 

    Please do not attempt to register until the event has been opened for registration.


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