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

15 August 2015 - The Battle of Kings Mountain chapter is sponsoring the 240th Anniversary of the Signing of the Tryon Resolves beginning at 10:00am at the Tryonota Volunteer Fire Department, 2577 Tryon Courthouse Road, Bessemer City, NC. More details as the event date nears. For more information, please contact Doyle Campbell doylecampbell@carolina.rr.com.

19 August 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.

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 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.