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

Aug
6
Tue
18:00 Clifty Creek Chapter Meeting @ Hanover Masonic Lodge
Clifty Creek Chapter Meeting @ Hanover Masonic Lodge
Aug 6 @ 18:00 – 20:30
Meeting begins with a light meal ($5 donation) at 6 PM. The business part of the meeting will begin about 6:30 PM and last until all business is completed.
Aug
8
Thu
18:00 David Benton Chapter Meeting @ Dairy Queen
David Benton Chapter Meeting @ Dairy Queen
Aug 8 @ 18:00 – 19:30
6:00 PM at the Dairy Queen U.S. Hwy 50 in Brownstown, Indiana
Aug
14
Wed
19:00 Clarence A. Cook Chapter Meeting @ MCL Castleton
Clarence A. Cook Chapter Meeting @ MCL Castleton
Aug 14 @ 19:00
Dinner: 18:00 – 19:00 MCL Cafeteria Castleton 5520 Castleton Corner Lane Indianapolis, IN
Aug
15
Thu
18:00 John Hay Chapter Meeting @ Country Cookin'
John Hay Chapter Meeting @ Country Cookin'
Aug 15 @ 18:00 – 19:30
$10 Buffet Meal

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