Category Archives: Chapter History

The Black Revolutionary War Patriots Memorial

(The first three paragraphs presented here, are as were presented to the Chapter and recorded in our archives in 1991) In 1991, the Cincinnati Chapter S.A.R. issued a Resolution that supported the Black Revolutionary War Patriots Memorial at the National … Continue reading

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Our Flag Day Celebration

Flag Day was inaugurated by The National Society, Sons of the American Revolution in 1900. Two years later, the Cincinnati Chapter presented to the mayor of Cincinnati, Julius Fleischmann, a copy of a Flag Day booklet. The first national program … Continue reading

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The First Two Presidents of the Cincinnati Chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution

The Cincinnati Chapter, Ohio Society, Sons of the American Revolution was organized March 14, 1896 in the office of Honorable James Fassett Follett, with fifteen members. These are short biographies of our chapter’s first two Presidents. George Kinsey He was … Continue reading

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The Cincinnati Chapter’s Historic President’s Gavel

The gavel used by each President of the Cincinnati Chapter SAR was presented by the National Association of Real Estate Boards. This historic gavel is made of wood grown at George Washington’s home at Mount Vernon and Thomas Jefferson’s home … Continue reading

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“Living Legacy” Tree Planting

On April 25, 1988 two native Ohio trees were planted at Lake Isabella to commemorate the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution and the Northwest Ordinance. Ohio Society President Edwin Smith represented the Ohio Society and President General Nolan Carson … Continue reading

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The Presidential Memorial Certificate

In 1985 Cincinnati Compatriot Charles Edwards filled out a number of certificate request forms from the Department of Veterans Affairs for Presidential Memorial Certificates for all his Revolutionary War Patriots! This certificate is an engraved paper certificate, signed by the … Continue reading

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THE ANNUAL CHAPTER PILGRIMAGE

Throughout the history of the Cincinnati Chapter, our membership would gather and attend events in support for certain causes. Some were national political causes and some were in support of local civic and military events. It wasn’t till the 1950’s … Continue reading

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