The latest and greatest news about what has happened in and around the Oregon Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
Governor John Kitzhaber of Oregon has issued a proclamation that April 30, 2014 is Sons of the American Revolution Day. The Sons of the American Revolution was founded on April 30, 1889 making this year its 125th anniversary. “>
On November 20, 2016, the formation meeting of the High Desert Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution was held. The Oregon SAR Board of Managers approved the petition for the chapter to form at the October 8th meeting of the … Continue reading
June 6, 2016 marks the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the Oregon State Society SAR. The Society has issued two coins to commemorate the anniversary. The coins are available for $15.00 each (plus $5.00 shipping fee). The funds raised by selling coins go to the Revolutionary War Memorial Project in Beaverton.
The William Cannon coin has a depiction of the Pioneer statue at the top of the Oregon State capital building on one side and a bust representing William Cannon on the other. Both sides have a dark grey background. William Cannon is the only Revolutionary War Patriot known to be buried in Oregon.
The Memorial coin has a depiction of an Patriot Officer on one side and the Revolutionary War Memorial on the other side. Both sides have a green background.
You can get your coin or coins by sending a check for $15.00 for each coin you want to order made out to “Oregon State Society SAR.” Add $5.00 for postage. Include your mailing address and your email address (if there are questions about your order).
Contact the ORSSAR State Awards Chair Robert Bogardus (firstname.lastname@example.org) for mailing information.
Compatriots Mark Robertson, Grier R. Ingebretsen, and Fred Heiserman of the Lewis & Clark Chapter present a Certificate of Appreciation to Washington County Commissioner Dick Schouten for a $1000.00 donation to the American Revolutionary War Monument fund. The presentation was … Continue reading
Compatriot Delbert Bock passed away on September 3, 2011. He was the vice-president of the Southern Oregon Chapter, SAR at the time of his passing.
On 19 May, 2012, the Lewis and Clark Color Guard had the pleasure of presenting the colors for the Oregon DAR State Conference in Corvallis. Honored at the Conference were Robert Maxwell and Cindy Briggs. Mr Maxwell is Oregon’s only … Continue reading
Compatriot Jay Marvin Balfour, age 95, passed away Oct. 31, 2011. Jay was born March 9, 1916, in Fremont, Neb., to Marvin W. and Libby Sarah Clark Balfour. He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years. Jay was a … Continue reading
Malcolm Boyd passed away April 10, 2012 at home while sleeping at age 89. He is buried at Willamette National Cemetery. Compatriot Boyd was a SAR member for 18 years and belonged to the William Cannon Chapter. Among other things … Continue reading
The Oregon State Society of the Children of the American Revolution received the First Place award for Youth Floats in the 2011 Albany Oregon Veteran’s Day Parade. The theme of the float was a combination of the Oregon State Society … Continue reading