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. 90 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.

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**Featured Event**

27 January 2018 - *SAR National Color Guard Event* Join us for the 237th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowan's Ford beginning at 10:00am at Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 10500 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. Our annual biscuit and coffee breakfast begins at 9:00am. **New This Year!** You will drop off your wreaths outside with the Boy Scouts at the cemetery. Then you will park and walk inside the Gymnasium (look for signs) to register your wreath, drink hot coffee and eat biscuits. Our speaker this year is Steve Lundeen, Sr. Instructor and Shoot Boss, with Project Appleseed. Project Appleseed is a non-partisan group of men and women (known as the Revolutionary War Veterans Association) who are committed to upholding the values and principles of America’s founding fathers. Steve will deliver an emotional and engaging message to all attendees! To present a wreath and participate in the Color Guard, please contact Cowan's Ford Chairman Stephen McKee at stephen.p.mckee@gmail.com. Download the Event Flyer here.

Mecklenburg SAR chapter member Ray Maxson at a grave marking ceremony carries the Betsy Ross flag in Charlotte, NC.