Hocking Valley Chapter SAR

Sons of the American Revolution

The Sons of the American Revolution is the leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the war for independence. As a historical, educational, and patriotic, non-profit corporation, we seek to maintain and expand the meaning of patriotism, respect for our national symbols, the value of American citizenship, and the unifying force of "e pluribus unum" that was created from the people of many nations -- one nation and one people.

Chapter Meetings

Members of the Hocking Valley Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, meet at American Legion - Post 11; 279 Canal Street, Lancaster, Ohio, 43130, on the 3 rd. Saturday of every month. The Sons of the American Legion host a public - all you can eat breakfast from 7 to 11 am. We meet at 11 am - after breakfast. Prospective members are always welcome to attend one of our meetings - and aquaint themselves with us. The Hocking Valley Chapter is active in Fairfield - Hocking - Licking - and Perry counties. Additional information about the SAR, and our activities, can be found in the various links at the bottom of our homepage.

     The Sons of the American Revolution was founded April 30, 1889. The organization was incorporated on January 17, 1890 in Connecticut and later chartered by the United States Congress on June 9, 1906. The first Congress of the National Society was held in Louisville, Kentucky on April 30, 1890, which was the 101st anniversary of George Washington's oath of office of the Presidency of the United States.

The purposes of the Sons of the American Revolution are patriotic, historical and educational.

This includes:

Perpetuating the memory of Revolutionary War Patriots
Promoting fellowship among theirdescendants
Inspiring the community with a reverence for the principals of government founded by our forefathers
Encouraging historical research of the American Revolution
Preserving the records of Revolutionary War patriots
Marking the locations of the Revolution events and its soldiers
Celebrating anniversaries of the events of the revolution
Maintaining and extending institutions of American freedom
Carrying out the purposes of the Preamble of the Constitution

"Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by Tyrants."

~ William Penn

Pledge to the S.A.R.

We descendants of the heroes of the American Revolution who, by their sacrifices, established the United States of America, reaffirm our faith in the principles of liberty and our Constitutional Republic, and solemnly pledge ourselves to defend them against every foe.

The Hocking Valley Chapter, of the Ohio Society - Sons of the American Revolution, is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization.
Contributions are Tax Deductible - for those who itemize their Taxes. SAR Objectives are: Patriotic - Historical - Educational.
Mail Checks to: Hocking Valley SAR, P.O. Box 237, Sugar Grove, Ohio 43155 - 9757. Payable too: Hocking Valley Chapter, OHSSAR.
Note: A letter of receipt - can be obtained by request, which will include our Non-Profit, Tax ID Number. All Donations Appreciated.