In May 2021, chapter representatives were active at the following activities (either in person or via Zoom): May 1 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC May 8 Boy Scout Troop 1996 service project to restore Maj. Simon Summers’ grave at Falls Church Episcopal (see photos below) May 15 Ebenezer Baptist Church Monument Dedication in […]
In April 2021, the chapter was pleased to enter its high school student winner of the SAR’s Joseph S. Rumbaugh historical oration contest in the state-wide competition, along with winners at other SAR chapters in Virginia. Due to pandemic restrictions this year, orations were recorded rather than presented in person to the judges. At the […]
In March 2021, chapter representatives were active at the following activities (either in person or via Zoom): 3 March: National Veteran’s Recognition Committee; 13 March: Special Congress of the SAR; 13 March: Virginia History Day; 13 March: Battle of Guilford Courthouse (in NC) commemoration; 16 March: James Madison’s birthday celebration; 20 March: Celebration of Patrick […]
At the 12 December 2020 meeting (held jointly with the George Washington Chapter of Alexandria, VA), several awards were presented to deserving compatriots and their spouses based on activities during the year. The program featured guest speaker Bill Schwetke, the President of the Virginia (VA) Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (VASSAR), who […]
On 14 December 2019, the George Mason chapter held a joint meeting with the George Washington chapter at the Mount Vernon Country Club. The featured guest speaker was John Mason, a direct descendant of patriot George Mason. The new officers for 2020 were inducted.