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2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Resource Links and Other Helpful Information

National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (National SAR)

Organized in 1889, the National SAR is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history and teaching American history to future generations.

Daughters of the American Revolution: National DAR | Virginia DAR

The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.

Children of the American Revolution: National Society C.A.R. | Virginia Society C.A.R.

N.S.C.A.R., founded in 1895, is the oldest patriotic youth organization in our country. Membership is open to descendants of patriots of the American Revolution.

Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (Virginia SAR)

Virginia SAR 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.

NSSAR Handbook -- Vol. V:  Individual Medals, Awards and Certificates (PDF)

Effective 22 Dec 2022 and is published on the National SAR website. Use this version when looking for explanations regarding the medals or the Order of Precedence for wearing medals.

Virginia SAR YouTube Channel

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

George Washington Chapter, Virginia SAR Constitution and By-Laws (approved 10 Nov 2012) (PDF)

Patriot Graves & Biographies Report (Form PGB-2020 ver1)

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 Commonwealth of Virginia.

First Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line - a Revolutionary War living history and reenactment group that was formed in 1975 and is a founding member of the Continental Line.  (Flyer - Virginia Society SAR First Virginia Regiment)

George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens

George Washington's Birthday Parade, Alexandria, Virginia

City of Alexandria, Virginia

Fairfax County Cemetery Survey - Cemeteries - Fairfax County, Virginia

Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation Association

The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

Founding Documents

The Declaration of Independence

The Constitution of the United States

The Bill of Rights

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 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.

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