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Welcome to the home of the South Jersey Chapter New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. We are a non-profit, historical, educational, and patriotic society.  The Sons of the American Revolution seek to maintain and expand the meaning of patriotism, respect for our national symbols, the value of American citizenship, and the unifying force of “e pluribus unum” that was created from the people of many nations — one nation and one people.

Important Announcement: the President of our chapter, Richard Serfass, has undergone major surgery and will be out of action for several months. First vice president Larry Nelson is acting in his stead.

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On October 27, 2019 the South Jersey chapter SAR will be conducting a special memorial service for the 14 Rhode Island soldiers who were killed during the actual Battle Of Redbank on October 22, 1777.
This service will be held at 1 PM on October 27, 2019 as part of the annual Gloucester County 18th Century Field Days. Activities are included between the hours of 10 AM and 4 PM. These include two reenactment battles of the Continental Army versus the British army at 11 AM and 2 PM., Including muskets and cannons ablaze!

Additionally, there will be activities for kids, Vendors selling 18th century and modern day wares and educational booths dealing with history and organizations. Our South Jersey Chapter SAR will be having a recruiting booth as part of this activity. Members interested in participating should contact Larry Nelson. We need members to help with the recruitment booth. Hope to see you there if I am well enough to attend.

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The next meeting of the South Jersey Chapter SAR is on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 at the West Deptford Free Public Library
9:30AM Light refreshments, 10:00AM Meeting

Members will receive details via email prior to the meeting. If you are not receiving our emails or would like to know more about our chapter, please contact Rich Serfass, President.

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Moorestown Fourth of July Parade

The South Jersey chapter SAR participated in the annual Moorestown Fourth of July parade. The SJCSAR partnered with the Moorestown Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. Participating for the SJCSAR Larry Nelson, Tim Ogline, and Erick Ford. Here’s a few pictures from the parade.

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2020 Schedule of Meetings:

2020

  1. January -25 Regular Meeting (West Deptford Free Library)
  2. March -28 Regular Meeting (West Deptford Free Library)
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Annual Meeting and Luncheon

The Annual Meeting of the South Jersey Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution was held on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at the Riverton Country Club in Cinnaminson. The main agenda items were the Induction of Officers for 2019-21, the awarding of achievement and recognitions to Chapter members and DAR guests. For more details go to SJCSAR History

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WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA:  Join the South Jersey Chapter SAR and the Moorestown DAR is honoring the deceased veterans buried at the Beverly National Cemetery in Beverly. To participate:

1: Become a Wreath Sponsor by completing the form or going to www.WreathsAcrossAmerica.org .  The form is here: Wreaths (if you go online enter “NJ0125P Moorestown Chapte DAR” in “specific Group”)

2.  Come to the actual wreath laying ceremony on Saturday, December 15, 2018.  Join other Chapter members.  Bring your friends and family. Starting time is 12 noon.  (Check here to see if starting time changes)

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