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Doolittle’s Raider speaks to the Cincinnati Chapter Sons of the American Revolution

Compatriot George Stewart Chapter Historian The Cincinnati Chapter has been very fortunate over the years to have many entertaining and informative speakers. The process of finding a speaker to attend luncheons can be a challenge. At a chapter luncheon in … Continue reading

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THE SHOT HEARD ‘ROUND THE WORLD” PATRIOTS’ DAY APRIL 19, 1775-APRIL 19, 2005

Local descendents of those who served in the Revolutionary War marked the 230th anniversary of the start of the war at noon Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at the World Peace Bell in Newport, Kentucky. Members of the Greater Cincinnati chapters … Continue reading

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The Cincinnati Chapter SAR takes a stand on racial and religious tolerance in 1900

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian With the increased efforts toward racial and religious tolerance today, it makes interesting the fact that at the Chapter’s Annual Banquet on March 10, 1900 the two speakers were Rabbi Louis Grossman and Rabbi … Continue reading

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The Cincinnati Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard

Cincinnati Observatory Dedication The Cincinnati Chapter’s Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard on July 11, 2007 participated in a ceremony dedicating a bronze plaque at the Cincinnati Observatory Center. The plaque was presented for its landmark role in American science. The … Continue reading

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The Fort Washington Monument

Since 1901 the Cincinnati Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution has been marking historical spots in Hamilton County, Ohio. From time to time I will point out some these points of interest. … Continue reading

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1876 Heroes Grove, Marshall Hill, Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian Revolutionary War Monument 1876 Heroes Grove, Marshall Hill Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio On one weekend in April 2000, a number of compatriots met to visit the Revolutionary War Monument in Heroes Grove on Marshall … Continue reading

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Lochry’s Expedition, 1781 Internment Camp

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian Highway Marker Border warfare characterized the American Revolution on the northwest frontier. Between August 26 and September 15, 1781, sixty-four survivors of Lochry’s Expedition were held captive by “Butler’s Rangers” (British-allied Indians led by … Continue reading

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