Documents of interest to SAR Compatriots

West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution

How to file IRS 990-N – article by WVSSAR Secretary/Treasurer Frank C “Joe” Khare to help assist WVSSAR chapters in filing their required IRS Form 990-N. For more detailed information about IRS Form 990-N, go to the IRS website.

Programs of the SAR and WVSSAR

  • SAR Educational Outreach Program – SAR Educational Outreach Living History Presentations for State Societies NSSAR; this article describes the “Traveling Trunk” and “Traveling Tent” programs and the items they contain.

WVSSAR By-Laws & Constitution

WSSAR Proving Patriotic Service by Revolutionary Taxes

NSSAR Genealogist General John Sinks Memo of May 16, 2015 in regards to SAR Applications

WVSSAR Newsletters

National Society, Sons of the American Revolution

  • SAR – National Society, Sons of the American Revolution –
  • SAR Handbook, Volumes I, II, III, IV, V, VI and VII – you must login to the NSSAR website to view and download the SAR Handbook –
  • SAR Magazine – The SAR Magazine is the official quarterly publication of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Each issue (February, May, August and November) reports news about patriotic, historical and educational activities at the National Society, State Society and local Chapter levels. The current and archived editions of the SAR Magazine can be viewed and downloaded at –  –
  • SAR Forms and Publications –

Forms and Publications of the SAR

The various SAR Forms and Manuals can be downloaded from the NSSAR website located at:

SAR “Cemetery Preservation 101”

At the 2015 SAR Fall Leadership Meeting, the SAR Outreach Education program offered the “Cemetery Preservation 101” workshop which was presented by Mr. J. Michael Higgs, historian of Cave Hill Cemetery of Louisville, KY and Gwen Mooney. President of Cave Hill Cemetery of Louisville, KY. The workshop covered cemetery protocol, guidelines and topics such as surveying cemeteries, monument repair and conservation, etc.

You can watch the “Cemetery Preservation 101” workshop here:

The following are useful articles, forms and lists to accompany the “Cemetery Preservation 101” workshop:

You can view and download an article on Cemetery Preservation from HERE

You can view and download a Cemetery Preservation Survey Form from HERE

You can view and download a Cemetery Preservation Library List from HERE

State-by-State Cemetery Preservation, Related Laws, and Resources:

NSSAR Flag Presentation Program – MS PowerPoint presenation about the NSSAR Flag Presentation Program

DAR Finder Form – A member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) may receive the SAR Appreciation Medal for referring at least five new SAR members.  The count will be maintained by use of the DAR Finder Form.  The form is provided here for your use.