Mississippi Society, Sons of the American Revolution

250th Anniversary of the American Revolution Sestercentennial Commemoration

The Mission of the Sestercentennial Committee

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution has challenged every SAR State Society and Chapter to recognize those events that led to the American Revolution, as well as those events which occurred during the Revolution. Each SAR State Society and Chapter will hold public venues to educate, recognize, honor, and celebrate the events and heroes of the period surrounding the American Revolution. These events will be significant events related directly to acts of resistance to British attempts to coerce the residents in America from the first Parliamentary Acts, through the armed struggle, until the Treaty of Paris

            1st to inform the chapter officers and compatriots of the program, its mission and the recognitions awarded by information submitted to the state committee.

            2nd to distribute the forms to the officers of the chapters, with an explanation on how to fill them out, and where to return them. Committee members will receive the filled-out forms and forward them to the 250th Committee Chairman for final disposition.

            3rd to verify the information submitted on the official forms and then endorse the appropriate award, medal, streamer or coin. Final approval for awarding the correct level of award rest with the Excomm.

            4th MS SAR Secretary or Committee Chairman will send the information to NSSAR 250th Committee, and then await their authorization letter to be sent to SAR merchandising.

            5th SAR Merchandising will send an e-mail authorizing the chapter or compatriot to purchase the appropriate award.