Sons of the American Revolution celebrate 125 years
The National Society Sons of the American Revolution was organized and established April 30, 1889. This organization perpetuates the memory of the Patriots of the American Revolutionary War who achieved the independence of the United States. The activities of the National Society are designed to inspire the descendants of the Patriots and the people of the United States with respect and reverence for the principles of government that were established by those Patriots.
During the past 125 years more than 180,000 members have joined the National Society Sons of the American Revolution, including 16 Presidents of the United States, Senators, Members of Congress, Supreme Court Justices, generals, admirals, ambassadors, veterans, active members of the armed forces, small businessmen, doctors, lawyers, ministers, professors, school teachers, farmers, accountants, other elected officials, and members of every profession and calling, all of whom have had a deep affection for America and its heritage and institutions.
This month the National Society Sons of the American Revolution is celebrating its 125th anniversary.