National Society Sons of the American Revolution is
celebrating 127+ years of service this year.
Headquartered in Louisville KY, S.A.R. is
dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education,
and patriotic endeavor. Most of the volunteer
work of S.A.R. is accomplished under a committee system,
sponsoring schools, scholarships, contests, and
recognition for community service. S.A.R. works to
preserve our American heritage and supports current
members and veterans of the military. S.A.R. is
non-political and does not lobby on the state or local
The Florida Society Sons of the American Revolution
(FLSSAR) was organized in 1893. Florida Sons are
active in their communities preserving history, promoting
education, and fostering patriotism. Florida and Brevard Sons
actively seek new members, working to assist prospective
members with research into their family
heritages. Any Male 18 years or older,
regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who
can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American
Revolution is eligible for Regular membership. Those males under 18 can join as Junior Members. Currently
there are 34 chapters with nearly 2,200 members. The FLSSAR is a not-for-profit 501.c.(3) corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Florida under the terms of a Certificate of Incorporation issued on March 9, 1972 by the Secretary of State of the State of Florida.
Florida Sons have placed historical markers,
commemorating historical sites; they have helped preserve
genealogical records and local histories in Florida.
Florida Sons have also helped commemorate historical
events such as the Last Naval Battle of the American Revolution, the Battle of Pensacola, and the Battle of Thomas Creek. Members work with
schools to promote youth programs and scholarship
opportunities through such programs as the S.A.R. Good
Citizens recognition and scholarship for high school
seniors, activities for children
of all ages, and various poster and essay contests.
Individually and as chapters, Florida Sons volunteer in
their communities and for VA Hospitals, supporting active
duty military as well as veterans. Membership
in the Sons of the American Revolution gives males an
opportunity to form lifelong friendships and provides a
framework for activities that support the NSSAR.
Brevard Chapter President
91.7% (111 of 121) of chapter members have paid 2016 dues
"Historic, Patriotic, and Educational "
Spring Leadership Mtg
February 26-28, 2016 Louisville, KY
July 8-13, 2016- Boston
2016 State events
February 5-6, 2016 Orlando
May 13-15, 2016 Orlando