The Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Organized April 19, 1889
Cordially Invites Its Members and Their Guests to Attend
The Annual Meeting and Luncheon of the Massachusetts Society
Please join us for the 127th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The meeting will be held on the 2nd floor at the Harvard Club in Boston on Saturday February 25th, 2017. The meeting will bring together an exceptional set of events across all aspects of our state society.
Our Annual Meeting sets the direction for the organization through an election of state officers, confirming our yearly calendar, and recognizing outstanding work of the year. It is a forum for all members from across the state to meet each other and to see what is happening throughout our organization. You will come to appreciate the many efforts of our society as assembled and reviewed in presentations throughout the day.
- 8:30 AM – Morning Reception – Coffee and Pastries, 2nd floor foyer
- 9:00 AM - Board of Managers Meeting – Aesculapian Room
- 10:00 AM - Annual Meeting (Members Only) – Aesculapian Room
- 10:30 AM - Ladies Auxiliary Program – Gardner Room
- 11:30 AM - Reception – Members & Guests – 2nd floor foyer
- 12:30 PM - Program – Massachusetts Hall
Our guest speaker is Donald N. Hagist, editor of Journal of the American Revolution and a specialist in the demographics and material culture of the British Army in the American Revolution. He maintains a blog on British common soldiers and has published a number of articles in academic journals. His books include The Revolution's Last Men: the Soldiers Behind the Photographs (Westholme Publishing, 2015), British Soldiers, American War (Westholme Publishing, 2012), A British Soldier’s Story: Roger Lamb’s Narrative of the American Revolution (Ballindalloch Press, 2004), General Orders: Rhode Island (Heritage Books, 2001) and Wenches, Wives and Servant Girls (Ballindalloch Press, 2008). Don works as an engineering consultant in Rhode Island, and also writes for several well-known syndicated and freelance cartoonists.
We invite all applicants-in-progress, new and long-time members, representatives from affiliated societies, and guests to join us to meet our organization and the members of the society. We expect over one hundred to participate
Parking is available for $15 for the event behind the club at at 415 Newbury Street. Come and see a magnificent program!
Registration for Annual Meeting