Welcome to the Mecklenburg SAR

The Mecklenburg Chapter, North Carolina Society, Sons of the American Revolution, is located in historic Charlotte, NC. The Revolutionary War marched through the middle of Charlotte and our area is rich in history, memory, and documented Patriot ancestry.

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History. Ancestry. Family. 87 years.

The Mecklenburg Chapter was chartered on April 27, 1928 as a chapter of the State of North Carolina Society of the sons of the American Revolution.

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The Mecklenburg Chapter of the SAR.

Celebrants of patriotism, courage, sacrifice, tragedy, and triumph for the men who achieved the independence for the American people.

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The Mecklenburg Chapter was chartered on April 27, 1928 as a chapter in the State of North Carolina Society of the sons of the American Revolution.

Charlotte is a Hornet's nest of rebellion.

- British General Cornwallis after he was driven out of the city by hostile residents.

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence was signed on May 20, 1775, making Mecklenburg County the first part of the Thirteen Colonies to declare independence from Great Britain.

Raising $6,250 for a Patriot's Monument for
Hopewell Presbyterian Church

*LOOK!* We are embarking on a fundraising mission to raise $6,250 to build a large granite and bronze monument to honor the Patriots and Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence signers buried at Hopewell Presbyterian Church. Read the details and DONATE HERE on how you can help us make this goal happen!

Help the Mecklenburg SAR chapter raise funds to build a historical marker for Revoltionary War Patriots buried at Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Huntersville, NC.

Past Mecklenburg chapter president Ray Maxson presents the Betsy Ross in Charlotte, NC in 2015.