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

Apr
18
Sat
all-day CANCELLED – Spring House of Dele...
CANCELLED – Spring House of Dele...
Apr 18 all-day
MEETING CANCELLED From President Waldroup: It is my belief as President that it is in the best interest of the members of our organization that we cancel the April 18, 2020 HOD Annual Meeting at this point in time due to the current guidance from the CDC, local and national health and government organizations. While[...]
May
13
Wed
19:00 Clarence A. Cook Chapter Meeting @ MCL Castleton
Clarence A. Cook Chapter Meeting @ MCL Castleton
May 13 @ 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[...]
May
19
Tue
18:00 Daniel Guthrie Chapter Meeting @ Free Methodist Church
Daniel Guthrie Chapter Meeting @ Free Methodist Church
May 19 @ 18:00 – 20:00
The Daniel Guthrie Chapter meeting will be held at Free Methodist Church at 630 R Street in Bedford. Dinner at 6 PM meeting at 7 PM.
May
23
Sat
11:00 George Rogers Clark Memorial Wre... @ George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
George Rogers Clark Memorial Wre... @ George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
May 23 @ 11:00 – 11:45
George Rogers Clark Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony @ George Rogers Clark National Historical Park | Vincennes | Indiana | United States
George Rogers Clark Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony May 23, 2020 @ 11:00 – 11:45am EDT Free Admission to the Wreath Laying Ceremony Robert Cunningham, Event Coordinator 812-327-5114 Email: rpcunnin@indiana.edu Event website: https://www.spiritofvincennes.org/ The ninth annual George Rogers Clark Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony, a National Sons of the American Revolution event, will take place on Saturday,[...]

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