Inspiring American Patriotism Since 1889. National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history and teaching American history to future generations.
The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is a national competition sponsored since 1947 by the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution. The contest is designed to explore the influence of the Revolutionary War on present day America. The Contest’s purposes are.
The contest was reestablished in 1988 by SAR Compatriot McCarthy DeMere. In 1995, the contest was renamed the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest in honor of their generous gift to the SAR to support this contest. The contest is designed to give high school students an opportunity to explore events that shaped American History.In 1995, the contest was renamed the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest in honor of their generous gift to the SAR to support this contest. The contest is designed to give high school students an opportunity to explore events that shaped American History. This contest is open to all high school sophomore, juniors, and seniors.The SAR is one of the largest male lineal organizations located in the United States, with a membership of over 30,000 gentlemen around the world. Each member has traced their lineage, using genealogically accepted documentation, back to an individual, male or female, who supported the American Colonies in their quest for independence from Great Britain. Support could have been either through.
The Maryland Society of the Sons of the American Revolution predates our national organization, and was established on April 20, 1889 in the Old Senate Chamber of the Maryland State House in Annapolis. Today, nearly 800 members serve all communities in Maryland through fifteen local chapters.Read More
The Riverside CA Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution actively participates in the CASSAR and the NSSAR's national educational platform for the continuing education of the American Revolution, by offering an essay contest to interested High School students. Any student from the 9th grade through the 12th grade may participate in the Knights High School Essay Contest by writing an essay.Read More
This is the home of the Andrew Jackson Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, serving the Nashville, Tennessee metro community.Read More
The Eagle Scout Recognition and Scholarship program is open to young men who achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, demonstrate their belief in the same principles of Patriotism and American Heritage as the National Society Sons of the American Revolution and are deserving of special recognition for their accomplishments and dedication. Eagle Scouts should consider entering the Knight Essay Contest.Read More
The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) are direct descendants of those patriots that achieved the independence of the American people. The objectives of our organization are intended to perpetuate a more profound reverence for the principles of the government founded by our forefathers.Read More
Sons of the American Revolution Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest Sponsoring SAR Form All posters must have a duplicate copy of the applicant’s entry form affixed to the back of the poster.Read More
The Sons of the American Revolution share a love of country and a rich heritage. The goal of the organization is to promote historical preservation, national patriotism, and education. The pursuit of your ancestors is a wonderful adventure! Do you know who your Patriot Ancestor is or where your family was during the 1700s?Read More
The Sons of the American Revolution was incorporated in Connecticut on January 17, 1890 and later chartered by the United States Congress on June 6, 1906. Prior to 1890 a number of state societies were formed. These were led by the Sons of Revolutionary Sires, which was organized July 4, 1876 in San Francisco, California.Read More
The California Society of the Sons of the American Revolution was instituted October 22nd, 1875. It was the first body in inception, institution and organization, to unite the descendants of Revolutionary patriots and perpetuate the memory of all those who took part in the American Revolution and maintained the Independence of the United States of America.Read More