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Lochry’s Defeat Reenactment August 1981 Commemorate of the 200th Anniversary

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian The idea of reenacting the Battle of Lochry’s Creek went back to 1976, when the nation began the celebration of its Bicentennial. Members of Col. Archibald Lochry Chapter, NSDAR, had always known about this, … Continue reading

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Former Miss America visits SAR Celebration of the 225th Anniversary of the Battle of Blue Licks, Kentucky August 18, 2007

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian They did it right for a first-of-its-kind celebration. A 225th Anniversary event normally draws a good crowd, so it was imperative that the planning and execution of this historically significant observance be placed in … Continue reading

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SAR — the DAR’s Older Brother

This article originally appeared in the Delhi Press, Miami-Whitewater Press, Price Hill Press and Western Hills Press in 1989. Guest Column Charles G. Edwards How many readers of this newspaper know of the S.A.R.? When mentioning the Sons of the … Continue reading

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Millcroft Inn dodges the wrecking ball

The Millcroft Inn was a popular destination for the Cincinnati Chapter SAR for many years. Chapter meetings, luncheons, dinners were held there. It was also a popular after hours watering hole for our member. https://cin.ci/2sVlnYE  

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THE HONORABLE EARL EVERETT ERTEL “The Ertel Fund”

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian Mr. Earl E. Ertel was one of the leading young business men of Clermont County, Ohio, who attained more than local prominence in both commercial and political circles. He was a man of versatile … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Chapter’s Revolutionary War Graves Committee Re-instituted 1986

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian It is hard to believe the Chapter’s Revolutionary War Graves committee had been inactive since the early 1900’s. It was not until 1986, at the urging of Compatriot Charles Edwards, that the Chapter re-instituted … Continue reading

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The Cincinnati Chapter’s Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard Drum

On January 2, 2008, Color Guard Commander Randy Krueger discussed the purchase a new drum to be used by our Color Guard. The purchase price was $750.00 plus $50 shipping. The seller was a Mr. Dean Haemel from Maryland who … Continue reading

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