The fall quarterly meeting of the WVSSAR Board of Management will be held on Saturday, September 21, at 9:00 at the Waffle Hut, 2118 Sutton Lane in Flatwoods, WV (304) 765-2775. Coffee will be available at 8:30 with the meeting from 9:00 to noon. All chapter officers are strongly encouraged to attend and all compatriots are welcome as well. Please be reminded to park at the rear of the building.
Thanks to our editor, Tom Galloway, president of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter, for assembling the content and photographs for our current newsletter. CLICK HERE
All re-enactors and color guardsmen are invited to participate in the Wheeling 250 Parade at 1:00 on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Among the participants will be the West Virginia University Marching Band and the US Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps.
On Saturday, September 7, at 10:00 the Wheeling Chapter, DAR and the Fort Henry Chapter will co-host a memorial service and wreath laying at the graves of Ebenezer Zane who claimed his 400 acres and founded Wheeling in 1769, and his sister, Elizabeth Zane, heroine of the 1782 siege of Fort Henry at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Martins Ferry, Ohio. The ceremony has been designated a Central District Color Guard event and is part of the Wheeling 250th anniversary programming. Color guard will muster at 9:30.
To register for the ceremony and/or for the Wheeling 250 Parade at 1:00 please complete and return the form to Jay Frey at firstname.lastname@example.org by August 31.
The cemetery is located at the northern most end of Fourth Street in Martins Ferry, Ohio.
From Interstate 70 westbound, cross the Fort Henry Bridge and take Exit 0 for Wheeling Island. Turn right onto Ohio Route 7 northbound. Exit at Hanover Street (left exit) and at Fourth Street, turn right (Grace Presbyterian Church is your landmark) and proceed northbound on Fourth Street. At the end of the street East Ohio Regional Hospital will be on your right. The road dead ends at the cemetery where there is a large parking area.
From Interstate 70 eastbound, take Exit 225 for Bridgeport/US 250 West/Ohio 7 North. Turn left onto Marion Street and then turn right onto Main Street, then left onto US 250 West and merge into Ohio Route 7 North. Exit at Hanover Street (left exit) and at Fourth Street, turn right (Grace Presbyterian Church is your landmark) and proceed northbound on Fourth Street. At the end of the street East Ohio Regional Hospital will be on your right. The road dead ends at the cemetery where there is a large parking area.
The Fort Randolph Re-Enactors and Friends will host Liberty Days beginning on Friday, June 28 at 11:00 to Sunday, June 30 until 2:00.
1186 Charleston Road
Point Pleasant, West Virginia
The Ohio State Society will host the annual memorial service on Saturday, July 27, 2019, 11:00 to 1:00
11067 Fort Laurens Road, NW
Bolivar, Ohio 44612
The Indiana Society will be our host for the 2019 Central District Annual Meeting in Lawrenceburg, IN on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, the 26th.
For details, please scroll down the page. A schedule is posted on the right.
On Memorial Day, May 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm the West Virginia DAR will unveil its new memorial at the Marion County Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in East Marion Park, Fairmont, WV. The event includes a wreath laying ceremony. A reception follows the unveiling.
NATIONAL SOCIETY SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
WEST VIRGINIA STATE SOCIETY
Annual Meeting and Dinner
Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4, 2019
President Frank C. Khare, Jr. requests the honor of your presence at the 92nd Annual Meeting and Dinner hosted by the John Beckley Chapter.
Friday and Saturday’s events will be held at the Black Knight Country Club, 2400 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-6906.
Our most sincere thanks and appreciation to Tom Galloway, the WVSSAR Newsletter Editor, for his dedication and excellent work that he always performs with the publishing of our West Virginia Society SAR Newsletter. Tom is also the President of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter WVSSAR.
You can view and download the WVSSAR Newsletter Fall 2017 edition HERE