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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17 October 2015 - You are invited to join our chapter and NCSSAR Color Guard to assist the Gov. John Archdale Chapter, National Society of Colonial Dames XVII, in the presentation and unveiling of a monument in the Slave and Native American Cemetery, Sardis Presbyterian Church, 6100 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC, beginning at 4:00pm. Sixty-six markers, none marked with names or any writing, represent the graves of slaves and Native Americans. You can watch a video report about the cemetery here. To participate in the Color Guard, please contact Dave Alls at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ken Luckey at email@example.com.
7 November 2015 - The Mecklenburg Color Guard will lead the annual Charlotte Veterans Day Parade beginning at 11:00am in Uptown Charlotte. To participate in the Color Guard please contact Ken Luckey at firstname.lastname@example.org.