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Resource Links and Other Helpful Information

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

SAR is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history and teaching American history to future generations.

The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution

NSCAR, founded in 1895, is the oldest patriotic youth organization in our country. Membership is open to descendants of patriots of the American Revolution.

The Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

VASSAR invites you to join our ranks as we strive to keep patriotism and the memory of our Revolutionary War heritage burning in the hearts and minds of every American, young and old.

Virginia SAR Color Guard
Provides information and points of contact to compatriots who wish to become Color Guard members.

Patriot Research System

The PRS digitizes all of the records held by the SAR, connecting recognized Patriot Ancestors with NSSAR Compatriot and their related genealogies.

SAR Official Handbook, vol. V:  Individual Medals, Awards and Certificates

Dated 12/22/2022 and is published on the NSSAR website. Use this version when looking for explanations regarding the medals or the Order of Precedence for wearing medals.

VASSAR YouTube Channel

Find speakers, commemorations, workshops and Patriot chests. This is a tremendous way to promote SAR activities to a larger public audience and to present online training and content to our members.

GWSAR Constitution and By-Laws - 2012

UPDATED - NSSAR-Patriot-Grave-Biography-Graves Report

Patriot to Passenger Project

This is a growing, published list of Patriots who descend from Mayflower passengers which builds a bridge between like heritage societies.

Virginia SAR Patriot-Cemetery Map

An outstanding tool by Compatriot Craig Batten which displays known Patriot burials within the state of Virginia.

The Fairfax Resolves

Written by George Washington and George Mason on July 17, 1774, at Mount Vernon and adopted on July 18, 1774, by a Fairfax County convention chaired by George Washington.

The Virginia Declaration of Rights

Written by George Mason and adopted by the Virginia Constitutional Convention on May 15, 1776. This document was the source of the preamble to the American Declaration of Independence authored by fellow Virginian, Thomas Jefferson, a few months later. It was also the foundation for the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution.

The Daughters of the American Revolution

1st Va Regiment website - 1st-Va-Regiment-flyer

George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens

The City of Alexandria, Virginia

George Washington's Birthday Parade, Alexandria, Virginia

The Declaration of Independence

The Constitution of the United States

The Bill of Rights

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