Established 1889 – A historical, educational, and patriotic “lineage” society comprised of male descendants of patriots who supported the cause of American Independence 1774-1783.

Upcoming Events

Jun
23
Sun
15:00 Patriot James Johnston Grave Ded... @ Pleasant Run Cemetery
Patriot James Johnston Grave Ded... @ Pleasant Run Cemetery
Jun 23 @ 15:00
Wm Henry Harrison Chapter, Grave Dedication for Patriot James Johnston Sunday, June 23rd, 3:00 PM Pleasant Run Cemetery, CR 600N west of CR 900W in Carroll County To present a wreath, contact Mark Smith 760-823-2349.
Jun
28
Fri
17:00 Limestone Heritage Festival Parade
Limestone Heritage Festival Parade
Jun 28 @ 17:00 – 19:00
The INSSAR Color Guard will be marching in the Limestone Heritage Festival Parade at Bedford starting at 6 PM at the corner of 15th and M Streets.  Muster at 5 PM. Please contact Ed Hitchcock at Ph. 812-339-0840 if you will be participating with color guard.

Ladies Auxiliary

The Indiana Ladies Auxiliary Sons of the American Revolution assists the Indiana Society Sons of the American Revolution with programs, fund raising, historical education and carrying out its mission of inspiring patriotism and informing others of the contributions of our patriot ancestors. Membership in the Auxiliary is open to women related by marriage or bloodline ...READ MORE

Color Guard

“Through participation in historical, patriotic and educational endeavors, the Indiana State Society Color Guard is to honor our patriot ancestors; promote the INSSAR; and inspire the community with the principles on which our nation was founded.” The Indiana Society Color Guard is probably best known for the color and pageantry their uniforms and flags bring ...READ MORE

Youth Programs

The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) sponsors annual awards programs that allow students and educators to become more engaged in the American Revolutionary period. These awards encourage civic responsibility and duty, creative and effective teaching practices for the classroom, and a deeper understanding of the complicated issues surrounding the war for American independence. Many ...READ MORE

Indiana During the American Revolution

Ball State University, through their Immersive Learning Project, in partnership with The Indiana Society, has created dramatic video presentations about three Indiana Territory settlers (Squire Boone, George Mason and Francois Busseron) and their contributions to the American Revolution.

The primary waterway between Lake Erie and the Mississippi River is through what has been called the “Glorious Gate.” The Maumee-Wabash sluiceway connected the most direct waterways from Quebec and Montreal to French settlements in the lower Wabash, Illinois and Mississippi areas. This route opened up new areas, rich in game, and being further south the route was more temperate than the four or five portages farther north in Canada and Wisconsin. Except for a nine mile portage at present day Fort Wayne, travelers, explorers, trappers, tradesmen and armies could traverse the entire distance by water. The portage was a “toll road” defended by the Miami Indians. …READ MORE