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

Feb
19
Wed
19:00 Clarence A. Cook Chapter Meeting @ MCL Castleton
Clarence A. Cook Chapter Meeting @ MCL Castleton
Feb 19 @ 19:00
Dinner: 18:00 – 19:00 MCL Cafeteria Castleton 5520 Castleton Corner Lane Indianapolis, IN NOTE: February meeting will be on the 3rd Wednesday due to the fact that John Laurence Busch who is from the East Coast and has a presentation entitled, ‘The dual Empires of Liberty’. For more info you can look him up at[...]
Feb
25
Tue
10:00 241st Anniversary of the Capture... @ George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
241st Anniversary of the Capture... @ George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Celebrating the 241st Anniversary of the Capture of Fort Sackville at Vincennes will be at 11 AM EDT on Tuesday, 25 Feb. 2020.  Muster at 10 AM EDT inside the George Rogers Clark Memorial.
Mar
16
Mon
17:00 John Wallace Chapter, NSDAR Awar... @ First Baptist Church
John Wallace Chapter, NSDAR Awar... @ First Baptist Church
Mar 16 @ 17:00 – 18:30
John Wallace DAR Chapter Awards Banquet will be held in the First Baptist Church on Washington Ave. (same location as last year) at 6 PM on Monday, 16 March 2020.  Color Guard Muster at 5 PM.
Mar
21
Sat
01:30 George Rogers Clark Chapter Meeting @ McGrady-Brockman House
George Rogers Clark Chapter Meeting @ McGrady-Brockman House
Mar 21 @ 01:30 – 03:00
Wives, guests and prospective members are always welcome to attend our meetings.

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