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

Mar
25
Mon
17:00 John Wallace NSDAR Chapter Award... @ First Baptist Church
John Wallace NSDAR Chapter Award... @ First Baptist Church
Mar 25 @ 17:00 – 17:30
Post Colors for the John Wallace NSDAR Chapter Awards Banquet, 1515 20th Street at the First Baptist Church (near Washington Ave. in Bedford. (Muster at 5 PM)
Apr
11
Thu
18:00 David Benton Chapter Meeting @ Dairy Queen
David Benton Chapter Meeting @ Dairy Queen
Apr 11 @ 18:00 – 19:30
6:00 PM at the Dairy Queen U.S. Hwy 50 in Brownstown, Indiana
Apr
13
Sat
all-day Spring House of Delegates @ MCL Restaurant & Bakery
Spring House of Delegates @ MCL Restaurant & Bakery
Apr 13 all-day
13 April 2019 MCL Restaurant & Bakery 3 Meadows Shopping Ctr (Near 25th and Poplar Streets) Terre Haute, IN 47803 The cost will be $30 to attend. Checks should be made out to the John Martin Chapter INSSAR and sent to chapter treasurer George Brattain at the following address: 322 S. 6th Street Terre Haute,[...]
Apr
27
Sat
13:00 Dogwood Festival Parade @ Orleans High School
Dogwood Festival Parade @ Orleans High School
Apr 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Dogwood Festival Parade at Orleans, IN on Saturday, 27 April 2019. Muster at 1 PM and parade starts at 2 PM at the Orleans High School on north side of Orleans.

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 several annual awards programs that allow students and educators to become more involved and 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 ...READ MORE

Indiana During 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