Monthly Archives: October 2019

Members of the Cincinnati, Highlanders & Hocking Hills Chapters March with Washington & Lafayette at Yorktowne

The evening before the Victoy Celebration some of us gathered around the tables of our favorite dinning room in Williamsburg, Virginia. We met at Christiana Campbell’s Tavern to be with friends and experience the pleasure of fellowship with our compatriots, … Continue reading

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Cincinnati SAR Compatriot Jack Bredenfoerder welcomed 44 new citizens from 25 countries at a naturalization ceremony held at Potter Stewart Federal Courthouse on Tuesday, October 29th. The Honorable Stephanie K. Bowman officiated. Welcome citizens!

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Letter from the chaplain

Dear Compatriot;             Please mark your calendar for Tuesday night,  November 12th, 7 p. m.  Our conference call speaker will be The Rev. Dr. Steve Brown, of the nationwide Key Life Radio Broadcast.  His topic is: Living out our Faith … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Chapter SAR Youth Education Committee Teaches Revolutionary War History to Students at Royalmont Academy

On Tuesday, 15 October 2019 Gregg Ballman, Dan Schmitz, and Mark Holland made 3 half-hour presentations each to students at the Royalmont Academy in Kings Mills.  Gregg made a detailed presentation on the Declaration of Independence.  Dan talked about the … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Chapter presents Revolutionary War Heritage and Genealogy.

On October 5th at the Public Library in Downtown Cincinnati, Registrar Franz Ott and Community Outreach Committee Chairman Jerry Knight, reached across the table and introduced many local attendees to the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. … Continue reading

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The Bombardment of Yorktown begins

On this day in history, October 9, 1781, the bombardment of Yorktown begins, when American and French forces begin raining bombs down on the army of British General Charles Cornwallis in this small town on the Virginia coast. The bombardment … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Chapter’s Past President Bredenfoerder – Our Ambassador to Newly Minted American Citizens – Sept 2019

Cincinnati SAR Past President Jack Bredenfoerder welcomed 140 new citizens from 46 countries at two naturalization ceremonies on Monday, September 30th at the Potter Stewart Federal Courthouse. The Honorable Stephanie K. Bowman officiated at both ceremonies – one at 10:00 … Continue reading

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