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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.

How To Be A Good Ancestor

How To Be A Good Ancestor By Andrew Recinos, President Tessitura Network 29 October 2019 One of the most fascinating conversations I've ever had was with a professional genealogist. Months before this call, I had visited the offices of American…

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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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The Washington Elm Tradition

Samuel F. Batchelder Cambridge Historical Society Volume 18, Page 26 27 October 1925 The famous Washington Elm, standing in the middle of Garden Street at its junction with Mason Street, was the first of a line of six magnificent elms…

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