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Welcome to the website of the Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The society is an educational, non-profit that seeks to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and a respect for our national symbols and American citizenship. We do this by perpetuating the stories of courage, sacrifice, and triumph of those who achieved our independence to inspire succeeding generations.

Online Patriot Research System Working Well

Patriot Research System Working Well James H. Wood, Chairman Patriot Records Committee SAR Magazine Vol. 113, No. 4 Spring 2019 The Patriot Research System (PRS) had its first birthday on January 15 and the application has been stable. The system…

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Who’s Buried in Dawes’ Tomb?

Who's Buried in Dawes' Tomb? William Dawes, Paul Revere's (mostly forgotten) fellow rider, is said to lie at King's Chapel Burying Ground. But an amateur historian says he's actually on the other side of town. Ron Fletcher Boston Globe February…

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Breaking news of the Revolutionary War

Breaking news of the Revolutionary War What does history look like while you're living it? By Todd Andrlik and J. L. BellCorrespondents Boston Globe December 16, 2012 A 1903 reproduction of a 1789 engraving of the Boston Tea Party. Library…

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