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

Oct
21
Sun
02:30 Grave Marking for Revolutionary ... @ Posey Community Church Cemetery
Grave Marking for Revolutionary ... @ Posey Community Church Cemetery
Oct 21 @ 02:30
The John Hay SAR Chapter and the Christopher Harrison DAR Chapter will be having a Grave Marking for Rev. War Patriot Jehu Reece buried in Posey Community Church Cemetery at 5992 S. Possum Hollow Road, Campbellsburg, IN 47108, located southwest of Salem in Washington County, IN.  This will be held at 2:30 PM on Sunday[...]
Nov
3
Sat
10:00 Continental Chapter Meeting @ Hazelwood Christian Church
Continental Chapter Meeting @ Hazelwood Christian Church
Nov 3 @ 10:00
Meetings are held in the Fellowship House of the Hazelwood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1400 University Avenue, Muncie. Members, guests, prospective members, and visitors assemble in the dining room, Meetings begin at 10:00 AM (EST).
13:30 Augustin de laBalme @ de laBalme Memorial Site
Augustin de laBalme @ de laBalme Memorial Site
Nov 3 @ 13:30 – 14:30
The annual Commemoration of the American Revolution Event took place in Union Township of Whitley County.  The battle was between Colonel Augustin de laBalme and his men,  and Chief Little Turtle and the Miami Indians.  It took place on or about November 5, 1780. The 237th anniversary of this event will be commemorated on Saturday,[...]
Nov
6
Tue
18:00 Clifty Creek Chapter Meeting @ Hanover Masonic Lodge
Clifty Creek Chapter Meeting @ Hanover Masonic Lodge
Nov 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.

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