Mississippi Society, Sons of the American Revolution

According to the Charter and Constitution of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, the purposes of our organization are Patriotic, Historical, and educational. These purposes are intended or designed  -

MS, SAR Educational Resources

(1) to perpetuate the memory of the men who, by their services or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved the independence of the American People;

(2) to unite and promote fellowship among their descendants;

(3) to inspire them and the community at large with a more profound reverence for the principles of the government founded by our forefathers;

(4) to encourage historical research in relation to the American Revolution;

(5) to acquire and preserve the records of the individual services of the patirots of the

     war, as well as documents, relics, and landmarks;

(6) to mark the scenes of the American Revolution by appropriate memorials;

(7) to celebrate the anniversaries of the prominent events of the war and of the

     Revolutionary period;

(8) to foster true patriotism;

(9) to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom; and

(10) to carry out the purposes expressed in the preamble to the Constitution of our

       country and the injunctions of Washington in his farewell address to the American


                     - from the Charter of the NSSAR, and the Constitution of the NSSAR, Article 1