Here Ye! Here Ye! Here Ye!
REMEMBERING OUR PAST,
PROMOTING OUR CORE VALUES,
and SHAPING YOUNG MINDS
The Cahaba-Coosa Chapter provides you with two types of newsletters.
The Cahaba-Coosa eCrier - Our online-only version of the everything going on in our chapter. Seen below, this online version is designed to be updated frequently and be media rich. From this page, you will find links to other websites for more information, access to videos, downloadable documents, and lots and lots of pictures.
The Cahaba-Coosa Town Crier - This is downloadable and printable quarterly newsletter that will give you the highlights of the many activities and news of what has been going on in our chapter. If you would like a printed copy mailed to you, please contact our chapter secretary at Secretary@cahabacoosasar.org (CLICK HERE to go down to the Town Crier Download / View links)
(Most recent items are listed at the top of this page.)
5/8 - The Alabama Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (ALSSAR) held another round of blackpowder training for members at the Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park. Check out the promotional video that was created about this link by going to our YouTube Channel, by CLICKING THIS LINK, or by clicking on the video attached to this section. Also, there are some pictures from the event in the May slide carousel.
5/15 - ALSSAR Board of Managers Meeting COMING SOON.
5/16 - Cahaba-Coosa Chapter Meeting COMING SOON.
5/22 - ALSSAR Honor Guard Training COMING SOON.
5/29 - Cahaba-Coosa Honors Veterans at the National Cemetery COMING SOON.
5/30 - Prattville SAR Poppy Project COMING SOON
5/31 - American Village Memorial Day Celebration COMING SOON
4/10 - The Cahaba-Coosa Color Guard joined several other state compatriots at the American Village to help create a "posting of the colors" series of videos to be made available to the Alabama State Society and chapters throughout the state.
4/18 - Our guest speaker for this month's meeting was our own Scott Martin who spoke about "The Role of the Scottish in the American Revolution". Watch the presentation by clicking here.
3/9 - Presentation of Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution 2nd Place State Eagle Scout Award to Michael Alexander Karmondi. Watch full video here.
3/13 - Some of Color Guard members are using their love for Revolutionary War history and attended an organizational meeting to go join up with the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment reenactment unit based out of the American Village.
3/21 - Special guest speaker, author , and Director of Historic Blakeley State Park, Mike Bunn presented at our regular meeting via Zoom about his new book, Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America’s Revolutionary Era. Check out his presentation on our YouTube Channel by clicking here.
3/27 - Several members of the Cahaba-Coosa Color Guard joined up with the State SAR Color Guard to support the Josiah Brunson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution with the Grave Marker Rededication of patriot Thomas Jones, Jr. in Springville, Alabama.
2/13 - The Alabama Sons of the American Revolution assisted the American Village to help with the a special filming project (Sorry... Can't tell much more than that for now. Don't want to give away any spoilers.
2/20 - The Annual Alabama State SAR Convention and Southern District Meeting was held at the American Village and members participated both on site and virtually. Awards were given for a variety of youth programs (Posters, Brochures, ROTC, Eagle Scouts, etc...) of which many of our members helped with judging. Additionally, our very own Bill Daniel was named State Vice President. Click here to see the posting of the colors.
2/20 - Our chapter attended the commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan.
2/21 - Special THANKS to Bruce Kilgore for his wonderful Chapter Meeting topic on Americanism. This was a great run down of the plethora of things that SAR does.
2/27 - At the Battle of Moore's Creek virtual event, Cahaba-Coosa was the sole Alabama chapter in attendance with over 250+ participants. We also had the honor to present a virtual wreath and extend welcomes.
2/28 - Members attended the Mecklenburg Chapter's virtual presentation on Sons of the American Revolution genealogy research and applications.
1 / 3 - Our chapter participated in the virtual commemoration of the Battle of Princeton Commemoration - Wreath Laying at Mercer Oak via Zoom. There were 200+ participants from all over the country and our chapter was the only representative from Alabama.
1/9 - The Alabama Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) performed live fire musket training at the Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park. This training was an essential first step to the development of a Honor Guard for the state and in preparation for a movie production filming at the American Village in February.
1/17 - The Cahaba-Coosa Chapter held its monthly meeting via Zoom. This month we were happy to have Lynn Schlick with the Birmingham Family History Center to discuss genealogy and a variety of online resources. To see the presentation, check out the recording on our YouTube channel HERE.
1/30 - This year marked the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowan's Ford. This virtual event was another fine example of how we can come together from all over to celebrate the patriots who gave their all in the founding of our country.