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A 4th of July Celebration of Revolutionary War Heroes

This past Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm the Cincinnati Chapter honored six Patriot Heroes of the American Revolution.  The patriots listed herein have rested in the Old Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery (renamed the Sycamore Township Memorial Cemetery) since the … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Really Have to Search to Find a Parade!

And that was the case for the Ohio Society SAR President on this Fourth of July! Most, if not all, of the local Community Parades in and around Cincinnati had been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Many members of our … Continue reading

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WW II Veteran is Honored on his 95th Birthday

On Sunday June 28th, 2020, the Cincinnati Chapter of the SAR, under the leadership of President Lee Wilkerson conducted a beautiful ceremony at Hillside Church honoring Associate Pastor Russ Coburn, 95 years young and going strong, presenting him with the … Continue reading

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Our Nation’s Flag is 243 Years Young! Flag Day 14 June 2020

A formal Flag Raising was held on 14 June 2020 at Cincinnati’s Wesleyan Memorial Cemetery by the Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard in Honor of the Grand Old Flag! Flag Day 14 June 2020 The official flag of the United … Continue reading

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The Middletown Pioneer Cemetery ~ Wednesday, 10 June 2020

On a  brilliantly bright Springtime Wednesday afternoon, members of the Cincinnati Chapter met to solemnly mark at the grave sites and remember three heroes of the American Revolution. Reverend James Grimes  P-170930 (1760-1846) Reverend Grimes served with Virginia and was … Continue reading

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A 6th of June 2020 Reboot for the Cincinnati Chapter as we Hopefully Begin to See a Light at the End of the Covid-19 Tunnel

A bunch of us got together in the Blue Ash Room of the quality Inn in Blue Ash to welcome four brand new Compatriots to our Chapter: Compatriot Alton Jackson Wallin Jr. Compatriot Timothy Jackson Wallin (Jack’s son) Colin Andrew … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up 2020 & Kicking Off the 2021 Contest Year

The COVID-19 has sidelined the Youth Education Committee in terms of making pre-sentations.  But that doesn’t mean we have been sitting on out thumbs! The photo on the right shows Ed presenting Jackson Torrans with his certificates and awards for … Continue reading

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JROTC/ROTC Recognition Awards

The JROTC/ROTC Recognition Awards Chairman, Compatriot Gary Duffield has diligently led the successful recognition of Cadet performance in 9 High School JROTC and 5 University ROTC Units for the past 3 years.  Gary recently received a letter of gratitude from … Continue reading

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31 May 2020 – The Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard Marches Once Again!

This past Sunday afternoon marked the first gathering of members of the Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard since the COVID-19 Shutdown.  Drill practice began with instruction on marching in expanded formation – keeping the requisite 6 feet between each of … Continue reading

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131st Annual Meeting of the Ohio Society and the Election of New Officers

On Saturday morning, 9 May at 10:00 AM the Ohio Society convened its 131st Annual Meeting.  This was a precedent setting meeting for the Ohio Society in that it was the first time a virtual meeting of its membership was … Continue reading

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