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

Jul
28
Sat
09:30 Summer House of Delegates Meeting @ Fort Wayne History Center
Summer House of Delegates Meeting @ Fort Wayne History Center
Jul 28 @ 09:30 – 16:00
09:30:  Registration 10:00  Business Meeting 12:00  Lunch 13:00  Guest Speaker 16:00  Conclusion The Indiana SAR Summer House of Delegates Meeting will be held at the History Center at 302 E. Berry Street in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana and is being hosted by the Anthony Halberstadt Chapter, SAR. The History Center is the home of the[...]
Aug
15
Wed
19:00 Clarence A. Cook Chapter Meeting @ MCL Castleton
Clarence A. Cook Chapter Meeting @ MCL Castleton
Aug 15 @ 19:00
Dinner: 18:00 – 19:00 MCL Cafeteria Castleton 5520 Castleton Corner Lane Indianapolis, IN
Sep
15
Sat
10:00 Continental Chapter Meeting @ Hazelwood Christian Church
Continental Chapter Meeting @ Hazelwood Christian Church
Sep 15 @ 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).

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