December 16, 2017 - The Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina particpated in the national Wreaths Across America at the Raleigh National Cemetery. Over 5,500 people gathered for the annual event. Our Color Guard rendered honors with a musket volley salute.
October 14, 2017 - the General William Lee Davidson chapter, Sons of the Revolution in North Carolina, co-sponsored a grave marking event with the Mecklenburg chapter, SAR, for Patriot General Robert Irwin, a co-signer of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church in Charlotte.
13 January 2018 - The 237th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens begins at 10:00am at the Cowpens National Battlefield Park, 4001 Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29341. Dress warmly!
27 January 2018 - The 237th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowan's Ford begins at 10:00am at Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 10500 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. The annual biscuit and coffee breakfast begins at 9:00am. **New This Year!** You will drop off your wreaths outside with the Boy Scouts at the cemetery. Then you will park and walk inside the Gymnasium (look for signs) to register your wreath, drink hot coffee and eat biscuits. Our speaker this year is Steve Lundeen, Sr. Instructor and Shoot Boss, with Project Appleseed. Project Appleseed is a non-partisan group of men and women (known as the Revolutionary War Veterans Association) who are committed to upholding the values and principles of America’s founding fathers. Steve will deliver an emotional and engaging message to all attendees! To present a wreath and participate in the Color Guard, please contact Cowan's Ford Chairman Stephen McKee at email@example.com.
17 February 2018 - The 237th Anniversary of the Crossing of the Dan River will take place at 10:00am at The Prizery, 700 Bruce St, South Boston, VA 24592. The program will include greetings and the presentation of wreaths by SAR, DAR and local officials. The Master of Ceremonies will be Dr. Phil Wiliams. Dan McMichael, protraying General Nathanael Greene, will present the keynote address. Following the morning program, guests are invited to visit the permanent exhibit located on the third floor of the Prizery and the outdoor exhibit at the Boyd’s Ferry site on the Dan River. A Brunswick stew lunch will be available for a cost of $5. Weather permitting, a dramatic re-enactment of the Crossing of the Dan by British and Colonial troops will culminate the day’s activities. A replica of a ferry boat will transport troops across the river as muskets and cannons fire.
24 February 2018 - The 242nd Anniversary Celebration of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, the 1st Patriot victory during the war for Independence, takes place on February 24, 2018. 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 24-25, 2018 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.