Category Archives: Chapter History

General Dwight Eisenhower’s Address to the Troops on June 6, 1944, D-Day. Eisenhower was a SAR member

Compatriot George Stewart Chapter Historian Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The … Continue reading

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Governor Joseph Benson Foraker Instrumental in the founding of the Cincinnati Chapter SAR

Compatriot George Stewart Chapter Historian The Governor was a very colorful man. He was very opinionated yet very well respected. I came across the story of him in “Howe’s Historical Collections of Ohio,” dated 1898. This book has been donated … Continue reading

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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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