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.

Upcoming Events

11 July 2015 - The Col. William Bratton Chapter, SCSSAR, invites you to attend the 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Huck's Defeat beginning at 12:00pm at Historic Brattonsville Plantation. Download the Event Flyer here.

18 July 2015 - The Colson's Mill chapter invites you to attend the 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Colson's Mill beginning at 11:00am at the Norwood Community Center, 247 Turner Court, Norwood, NC. For more information please contact Daniel Burleson at dbnut8@yahoo.com.

22 July 2015 - Summer Social Lunch! Join us for a purely social lunch beginning at 11:30am at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC 28204. You order from the menu and pay. Come get social with us! Please send your RSVP to Jay Joyce at jay@mecklenburgsar.org.

25 July 2015 - The Mecklenburg chapter is sponsoring a compatriot grave marking ceremony for longtime chapter member and veteran COL Charles Crain beginning at 10:00am at Sharon Memorial Park, 5716 Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC 28212. We will be unveiling Compatriot Crain's SAR marker and presenting a formal ceremony for this beloved, respected and admired friend and veteran of several wars. To participate in the ceremony and Color Guard, please contact Dave Alls at David.A.Alls@gmail.com or Ken Luckey at kluckey83@bellsouth.net.

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