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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.

Congress 2018 – Houston

"The SAR Congress You’ll Not Want to Miss!" July 12-18, 2018 — Houston, Texas HOTEL RESERVATION For Reservations: You can call the hotel at (281) 501-4300 or use the following web address: Westin Houston. Be sure to tell them it…

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SAR Memorial Service at Congress 2016

SAR Memorial Service SAR Magazine, Vol. 111 No. 1 July 10th, 2016 Above: Garrett Lear, First Vice President and Chaplin of the Massachusetts Society. The 126th Annual Congress Memorial Service was held Sunday, July 10, at the Old South Church…

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Congress Is Coming!

Congress Is Coming! Saturday, July 9, through Wednesday, July 13 SAR Magazine Spring 2016 The upcoming Annual Congress is only weeks away, so you should be preparing to come to Boston and enjoy some New England hospitality and warmth. Here…

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Cemetery Preservation 101

Workshop on "Cemetery Preservation 101" at Leadership Meetings SAR Education Outreach Updated 13 March 2016 During the 2015 SAR Fall Leadership Meeting, the SAR Outreach Education offered its first workshop in "Cemetery Preservation 101", which was open to both members…

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Greenville Welcomes the SAR to South Carolina’s Upstate

The 124th Congress, hosted by the South Carolina Society July 18-24, drew 555 compatriots and guests to Greenville, making it one of the largest on record. Greenville, in the southern foothills of the Smoky Mountains, is best known as the North American headquarters of BMW and for having an amazing downtown park system. The park is built around the rolling falls of the Reedy River, with the curved, cantilevered, one-of-a-kind Liberty
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National Archives Hosts Virtual Genealogy Fair October 28-30

The National Archives will host a live, three-day, virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast on YouTube. The free program offers family history research tools for all skill levels on Federal records including census, American Indian, military, naturalization, and immigration. Other topics include overviews of online genealogy resources and guidance on preserving personal records. For complete schedule and participation instructions, visit the Virtual Genealogy Fair website. Speakers include experts from National Archives’ facilities nationwide, as well as U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services

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Join Our Yorktown 2014 Celelebration October 18th

The 233rd anniversary of America's decisive Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be marked with a variety of engaging programs and tours on Saturday October 18th — Yorktown Day — in historic Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Avenue, in Plymouth from 9:00am to 2:30pm. Yorktown Day marks the anniversary of the American-French victory in 1781. In 1781, following a nine-day bombardment, British forces in Yorktown under General Charles Cornwallis requested a cease-fire and then surrendered more than 8,000 soldiers and sailors to the combined American and French armies commanded
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