At the October 24 meeting of the George Mason Chapter, Past President Joe Dooley presented local public servants with awards on behalf of the Sons of the American Revolution. Additionally, Color Guard Commander COL Andy Johnson received streamers on behalf of the Chapter.
New officers for the George Mason Chapter were inducted at the December meeting, and include: President – Ken Morris Vice President – Robert Shumaker Secretary – Pete Davenport Treasurer – Ralph Lewis Registrar – Joe Dooley Color Guard Commander – Andy Johnson Webmaster – Keith Reeves Also conferred were two awards: The bronze Roger Sherman […]
The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest. The contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high school students in that same […]
Yorktown Day will be celebrated Thursday, 19 October 2018. The presently-scheduled sequence of events includes the following. (If times change due to weather, you will be notified by email by the Chapter.) 9:00 AM: Wreath Laying Ceremony at the grave of Governor Thomas Nelson, Jr. at the Grace Episcopal Church, 115 Church Street, Yorktown, Virginia 23690, sponsored […]
The George Mason Chapter shall conduct annual chapter officer elections for 2019 at our regularly scheduled chapter meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, beginning at 7:00PM. We are seeking chapter officer candidates. Our current Chapter Chaplain, Rev. Eugene Thomas; and our current Chapter Registrar, Joe Dooley; have agreed to continue in their current roles, if […]
The following is presented from the National Society, for your information. In early 2017, the SAR Genealogical Research Library embarked upon a digitization project of the SAR Magazine. This project had been a goal for many years, as the library receives many requests for research based on information that can be found in the magazines. The SAR […]
The September chapter newsletter has been posted. Click on Newsletters from the main menu, then select 2018 to find the March Newsletter. Here is a direct link.
The George Mason Chapter Picnic will be held September 22, 2018 beginning at 6:30 PM, at President Pete Davenport’s home located at 8625 Cherry Drive, Fairfax, VA. Dress code is casual and Compatriots need bring nothing except a healthy appetite unless they have special dietary needs. The provided menu includes Beef BBQ, Pork BBQ, Fried Chicken, […]