High School Essay and Oration Contests!


The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (grades 9-12) interested in the American Revolution to participate in either the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest or the Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest. These contests are open to all students attending home schools, public, […]

October 20, 2023

February 2023 Activities


In February 2023, 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 Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution (VASSAR) competition, along with winners from other SAR chapters in Virginia.  This state-wide contest was an in-person event on Feb. 11, 2023, […]

March 12, 2023

October 2022 Activities


In October 2022, Chapter representatives were active at these events: A 15 October grave marking ceremony honoring John Chapman Hunter, American Revolution Patriot and Defender in the War of 1812, and William Whitaker, Defender in the War of 1812, at the Flint Hill Cemetery in Oakton, VA (sponsored by the George Washington Chapter, Virginia Society […]

November 4, 2022

September 2022 Activities


In September 2022, Chapter representatives were active at these events: A 11 September 2022 wreath laying ceremony at the Pentagon, sponsored by the Pentagon Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. President Barth attended and gave reflections on being present at the Pentagon on 9/11. The 16-18 September 2022 VASSAR Semi-Annual Conference in historic […]

October 7, 2022

August 2022 Activities


In August 2022, Chapter representatives were active at these events: The 5-6 August 2022 Annual Atlantic Middle States Association (AMSA) conference in historic Princeton, NJ.  The AMSA consists of the seven (7) state Societies including Virginia, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York.  Each year a different state Society is the […]

September 6, 2022