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  1. Outreach Education Website Offers Online Resources & Interactive Sites!

         During the September Fall Leadership Meeting, SAR Outreach Education highlighted its new temporary website and the online features that focus on accessibility. New media resources, informative articles, speeches, and interactive sites are instantly available to members, educators, and the inquisitive public at the click of a mouse.

  2. “I Learned A Lot About History” at the SAR Colonial Fair


  3. Library Represented at Louisville Genealogical Society Conference

    On Saturday, October 17, the SAR Genealogical Research Library participated in the annual Louisville Genealogical Society seminar held at Beargrass Christian Church in Louisville, KY.  The event features a book fair, vendor booth, and genealogical speakers from around the area including a national keynote speaker.  This year’s headlining speaker was Judy Russell, “The Legal Genealogist.”  She spoke on such topics as “Where There Is – or Isn’t – a Will” and “No Vitals? No Problem!

  4. Eye-Catching Resources of the Thirteen Colonies and Hand-drawn Infographic Now Available to All SAR Members


         The SAR Outreach Education program is proud to offer two new educational resources provided with permission from the Library of Congress and the United States Military Academy's Department of History. SAR members, educators, and the general public alike will be able to utilize these invaluable prints in classrooms, educational booths, and other community events.

  5. A New Hampshire Signer of the Declaration

    Matthew Thornton was born ca. 1714 in Northern Ireland to James and Elizabeth (Jenkins) Thornton.  He moved with his parents, when he was around four years of age, to what is now the state of Maine.

    He was educated in Worcester, Massachusetts and moved to Londonderry, New Hampshire where he set up his medical practice in 1740.  He later retired from the practice of medicine and entered into local politics, while also adopting the cause of independence for the colonies.

  6. ShareFile! What is that?



  7. SAR Fall Leadership "Cemetery Preservation 101" Workshop


  8. Join the Library on Facebook

    An “SAR Library Sons of the American Revolution” Facebook page was recently set up here.  Be sure and “Like” the page.  You are welcome to post information or queries related to the Library or genealogical research.

  9. SAR Outreach Education Celebrates Constitution Day 2015


         In recognition of Constitution Day this year, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) would like to provide educators, SAR members, and other interested visitors with a few valuable resources related to the U.S. Constitution and their Constitution Day studies. The following external links have excellent reputations for Constitutional materials; the SAR Outreach Education program has already used some of these proven resources to help SAR members with their Constitution Day activities.


  10. School's Starting....Don't be Late for Class!


         With many school districts across the country beginning another academic year this week, the SAR Outreach Education program is revving up for another busy year as well. Outreach Education wants to encourage all SAR members to start those important conversations with educators, school administrators, and other like-minded community members about the SAR mission.

  11. Bermuda Gunpowder Plot! Press Release & Newspaper Article

    For Immediate Release
    August 3, 2015


    Patriotic Organizations to Commemorate
    A Little-Known Event of the American Revolution . . . in Bermuda!


  12. Leadership Meeting Info is posted!


    The Information for the Fall Leadership 2015 meeting has been posted on the calendar.  You can find more detail here:






  13. What’s That Racket? A Ratchet!

    By: Amanda Rush

    Ratchet, c. 1700

    Wood, 8 5/8 inches long

    Donated to the SAR in June, 1983.


  14. The 2015 Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest Winner is Chosen

         Each year, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students interested in the American Revolution to participate in the Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest. After a thorough review and evaluation at the 125th SAR Congress in July, the 2015 award winner is Mr. Robby C. Griffin, an 8th grade student representing the Georgia SAR.

    2015 Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest Diplay
  15. The 2015 Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest Winner is Chosen

         Every year, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students to participate in the Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest. After examining a highly competitive field of entrants at the 125th SAR Congress in July, the 2015 award winner is Mr. Ryan Yi, a 5th grade student representing the California SAR.

    1st Place 2015 Americanism Elementary School Poster (California SAR)