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
Compatriot Tom Galloway, President of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter, has just released their latest General Andrew Lewis Chapter Newsletter edition of September 14, 2017. You can view it HERE
The Daniel Boone Chapter Monthly Crier newsletter for August 2017 has been released. You can view it HERE
The Fort Henry Chapter and the Wheeling Chapter, DAR presented a memorial service on September 1, 2017 at the Foreman’s Massacre monument in McMechen, WV to mark the 240th anniversary of the event. Participating were McMechen mayor Gregg Wolfe, Central District VPG Robert B. Fish, Jr., WVSSAR president Bill Lester, Debi Smith, regent, Wheeling DAR and Jay Frey, president Fort Henry Chapter. Special guests included descendants of Foreman’s company including compatriots Donald Brown (Capt. James Neal Chapter) and Rick Greathouse (Daniel Boone Chapter). Twelve color guardsmen representing WVSSAR chapters Daniel Boone, Fort Henry, Capt. James Neal, Point Pleasant and Capt. Ralph Stewart together with Ebenezer Zane Chapter, OHSSAR and George Washington Chapter, PASSAR presented the colors and fired a musket salute. Wreaths were presented at the monument. Continue reading “Foreman’s Massacre Remembered”
Compatriot Tom Galloway, President of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter, has just released their latest General Andrew Lewis Chapter Newsletter. You can view it HERE
Battle Days 2017
October 6 – 8, 2017
Point Pleasant WV Continue reading “Battle Days 2017”
Compatriot John Blair of the Daniel Boone Chapter has created a Daniel Boone Chapter Newsletter. You can view it HERE
Compatriot Jay Frey has provided these two photos taken at the SAR Congress 2017.