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U-2 Spy Pilot – Author Presentation by Gary Powers Jr. – Monday July 18th

Ready for some intrigue? Faster and higher than Top Gun! The U2 Incident was a Cold War memory for many of us. Come hear the son of Gary Powers of U2 fame share the story and set the records straight. … Continue reading

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July 4th – Declaration of Independence – Little Known Facts

We think of the Declaration of Independence as a clearly developed and implemented event. A study of history shows it was not. An article written by Robert Stephens| July 2, 2019 | University of Central Florida Today shares some of … Continue reading

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George Washington’s Advice – 1st Inaugural Address – A Call To Unity

On April 30, 1789 George Washington invented the inauguration speech as the 1st President of the United States of America. At that time, the young republic was in a precarious state.  How would this grand experiment play out? Would the … Continue reading

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Cincinnati SAR Gives Living History Presentations to Attendees in Sharon Woods

On June 11, 2022 at the Sharon Woods Village History Center in Hamilton County, OH there were demonstrations and reenactments open to the public.  These demonstrations spanned the time from the Revolutionary War to Modern Military times.  Visitors to the … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin’s Other Job: Psychologist

This article was written by John Rooney and recently appeared in Real Clear History. If you enjoy reading about all types of history, Real Clear History is a treasure. You can access all that Real Clear History has to offer … Continue reading

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Vincennes – Cincinnati SAR Members Attend the 243rd Anniversary of George Rogers Clark’s Victory

On May 28, 2022 Cincinnati SAR Chapter members Jack Bredenfoerder, Lee Wilkerson, Bob Bowers and Michael Gunn traveled to Vincennes,  Indiana to participate in the Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous.

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Revolutionary War – Military Re-Enactment – Sharon Woods – June 11th

On Saturday June 11th from 10a-2pm the Cincinnati SAR will have a tent at the Sharon woods village military timeline re-enactment. Information about the event can be found on the link below: https://heritagevillagecincinnati.org/events/marching-through-time/ SAR members, please come in uniform if … Continue reading

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Taverns – where our Founding Fathers met to ferment plans for the new country

The Founding Fathers have fueled interest since the formation of the United States nearly 250 years ago. Historic sites nationwide have been erected to honor the men who helped to create this country, and numerous places these great men frequented … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Pirate … Buccaneer … Privateer – the impact on the American Revolution

During the American Revolution, the new colonialists were up against the British Navy, arguably the most powerful in the world. The colonialists were also short of supplies of almost everything. As a result, the fledgling nation resorted to piracy to … Continue reading

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Tea Party ….. so Charleston was really first!

OK, Boston gets the headlines …. however Charleston SC was the first to have A TEA PARTY! Cemented in our young minds sitting in Civics class, the Boston Tea Party stands out as one of the defining moments in the … Continue reading

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