Join the West Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution on Friday, November 11, 2016 in Honoring All Who Served in the United States Armed Forces and who helped protect and defend our great country and the freedoms we all enjoy!
A presentation in MS PowerPoint format about the Admiral William R. Furlong Program is available for WVSSAR Chapters and Compatriots. Continue reading “Admiral William R Furlong Program”
The annual Battle Days celebration at Point Pleasant WV will be held from Friday, October 7 thru Sunday, October 9, 2016 to celebrate the 241 anniversary of the Battle of Point Pleasant which occurred on October 10, 1774. Continue reading “Battle Days 2016”
Fort Henry Days celebration will be held on Saturday, September 03 and Sunday, September 04, 2016 at the Levenson Shelter and Camp Russell sites at Oglebay Park in Wheeling. More information at www.forthenrydays.org
Oglebay Resort & Conference Center
465 Lodge Drive
Wheeling WV 26003
As you, your families and friends celebrate the Fourth of July holiday weekend, take time to read the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776, which is commemorated by our Independence Day – Fourth of July – July Fourth federal holiday. And then remember our patriot ancestors who sacrificed so much to give us our great country – The United States of America. Continue reading “Independence Day – July 4th”
The WVSSAR Newsletter Summer 2016 edition is now available.
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 Summer 2016 edition HERE
On behalf of the officers and members of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of James Lemuel “Jim” Lockhart, who passed away on Thursday, June 02, 2016. Continue reading “Death of James Lemuel “Jim” Lockhart”
Remember those who died while in U.S. military service of our great country.
The following photo of the WVSSAR Color Guard at the Siege of Fort Randolph reenactment on May 21, 2016 was provided by Compatriot Bob Grumbling.
The Siege of Fort Randolph is reenacted annually at Krodel Park located at Point Pleasant WV to celebrate the successful defense of Fort Randolph against 200 Shawnee warriors in May of 1778.
Dear Chapter Presidents,
As the new State Color Guard Commander, I would like to form a roster of Compatriots interested in serving in the State Color Guard. If you would forward names of those who will serve at our events it will be appreciated. I would like to have their phone number and e-mail address, sent from them or from you which ever is more convenient. Continue reading “Message from the WVSSAR Color Guard Commander”