On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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 Barabara Northeimer Fish who passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. She was the wife of Compatriot Robert B. “Bob” Fish Jr. who is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Captain James Neal Chapter of Parkersburg, WV and is a Past President of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. Continue reading “Death of Barbara Northeimer Fish”
From Susan Griffin
Director of Merchandise
National Society Sons of the American Revolution
The end of the calendar year is near and that means it is almost time for our annual physical inventory!
We will be locking the system and starting the physical count on Saturday December 17, 2016. The external auditors will be in the office on Monday December 19, 2016 and the internal auditors will be in the office sometime after. Continue reading “SAR Merchandise Orders”
The Fort Henry Chapter, National Society, Sons of the American Revolution and the Wheeling Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a joint holiday luncheon on Wednesday, December 14. Advance reservations are required by December 9. The fee for the luncheon is $20 per guest. Please send your check payable to “Fort Henry Chapter” to chapter president Jay Frey at 4 Arlington Drive, Apt. 1R, Wheeling, WV 26003. Continue reading “Fort Henry Chapter Luncheon”
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!
Wreaths Across America is requesting 200 volunteer reenactors and Living Historians to participate in their first Living History Tribute at Arlington National Cemtery on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
What is Wreaths Across America?
WAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed in 2007 as an extension of The Arlington Wreath Project, with over 1,100 participating locations in all 50 states, and 24 national veteran cemeteries on foreign soil.
What began in 1992 with a trailer load of wreaths, decorated by volunteers and laid at the graves of fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery (See: The Arlington Story – How the Arlington Wreath Project was born) has now become a national organization with over 1,100 participating locations – all focused on the mission to Remember , Honor, and Teach. Continue reading “Wreaths Across America requesting Reenactors and Living Historians”
Historian Beth White will be speaking on “Inherent and Invaluable: The Forgotten History of Trial by Jury” at the Thursday, November 10, meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter. Continue reading “General Andrew Lewis Chapter Meeting”
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 127th Annual SAR Congress will be held July 7, 2017 to July 13, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown located at 525 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902
more information about the 127th Annual SAR Congress is at: https://sar.org/annual-sar-congress
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Continue reading “127th Annual SAR Congress”
Compatriot James D “Jim” Shaffer, National Trustee, Ohio Society SAR, has shared his photos of the 2016 Battle Days Memorial Service held on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Point Pleasant, WV.
Our sincere thanks to Compatriot Jim Shaffer for sharing his 2016 Battle Days Memorial Service photos. You can view his photos here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1td543hbon1yrpe/AABBwKyAjnEfKJgSaFXJLaJfa?dl=0