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Latest News

26 Feb

The 2018 SAR Annual Conference on the American Revolution

The National Society Sons of the American Revolution and Johns Hopkins University present The 2018 SAR Annual Conference on the American Revolution.

Spain and the American Revolution

June 8-10, 2018

John Hopkins University
Baltimore, Mar

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16 Feb

2018 Americanism & President General’s Streamer Score Sheet Released

The National SAR Americanism Committee is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 scoresheet for the Americanism, President General’s Streamer and the President General’s Cup contests.

The 2018 score sheet features a number of changes from prior years in an effort to simplify da

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31 Jan

History of the SAR Flag (or Banner?)

When a recent inquiry from an SAR member to the staff was made regarding the history of the SAR flag, the staff was surprised to find that unlike most of the society’s symbols and notable events, there was little extant literature of its history.  This led to some research into the society

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18 Jan


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Trustees of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (“NSSAR”) previously authorized the deaccession and repatriation and/or sale by auction of certain artifacts currently in the NSSAR’s possession.


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30 Nov

Wreaths Across America - December 16, 2017

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,100 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad.

President General

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09 Aug

Americanism Committee 2016 Results

The National SAR Americanism Committee is pleased to present the full results of the 2016 Liberty Bell Americanism Contest, 2016 Allene Wilson Groves Contest, 2016 President General's Streamer Contest and the 2016 President General's Cup.  These contests recognize the outstanding efforts of

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08 Aug

Understanding The American Revolution Using George III’s Archives

Professor Andrew O’Shaughnessy was the first Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professor in 2016. The generous support from the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) enables visiting pr

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01 Aug

President General Guzy Featured On Extreme Genes Broadcast

As heard on Extreme Genes


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24 Jul

SAR Volunteer Meet & Greet

Interested in American history? Enjoy helping others with family genealogy? Willing to share your talents with student and adult groups? Join us on Thursday, Aug. 3, 10:30 am at the national headquarters of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) 809 W. Main St. in Louisville. The SAR is the la

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12 Apr

New Portrait Timeline of SAR Presidents General

A new addition to the 2nd floor greets visitors to the SAR National Headquarters.  The Presidents General Wall is now proudly displayed along the wall outside the Board Room.  The President General is the chief executive officer of the SAR. He guides the policies, oversees SA

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