Category Archives: Chapter History

James Harlan Cleveland II

  Cincinnati Chapter Membership approved February 15, 1945 While reviewing some old chapter minutes there was a big deal made about the membership of a new Compatriot James Harlan Cleveland II on February 15, 1945. After doing some research on … Continue reading

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There was an actor among us!

By Compatriot George Stewart Chapter Historian While looking for some past Veterans Day events in our Chapter history, I discovered that our Veterans Day luncheon actually started as a Thanksgiving Day dinner. Our Thanksgiving Day dinner started in 1975. These … Continue reading

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The Making of the Cincinnati Chapter, Ohio Society, Sons of the American Revolution

On Saturday evening, February 22, 1930 members of the Ohio Society, Sons of the Revolution (founded in 1883) and the Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution held a joint dinner meeting at the University Club in Cincinnati, … Continue reading

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OUR CONSTITUTION DAY OBSERVANCES FROM THE PAST

In 1948 the Cincinnati Chapter had a public luncheon at the Netherland Plaza. Distinguished Compatriot United States Senator Robert A. Taft was the guest speaker. His topic was “What is Liberty?. The Chapter also had Ohio Governor Thomas J. Herbert … Continue reading

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Interesting But Little Known Chapter History

It​ ​is​ ​interesting​ ​to​ ​note​ ​some​ ​of​ ​the​ ​trials​ ​and​ ​successes during​ ​the​ ​early​ ​history of​ ​the​ ​Cincinnati​ ​Chapter.​ ​In​ ​June 1898​ ​the​ ​sum​ ​of​ ​$25.00​ ​was​ ​given​ ​to​ ​the​ Daughters​ ​of​ ​the American​ ​Revolution​ ​for​ ​aid​ ​in​ ​their​ ​work​ … Continue reading

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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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