Syracuse Chapter
Empire State Society
Sons of the American Revolution

Dedicated to perpetuating the memory of the men who, by their service or sacrifices
during the War Of The American Revolution,
achieved the independence of the American People.

Syracuse Chapter, SAR
David Powell, President Richard Remling, Secretary
Empire State Society SAR:
National Society SAR:

 History of the Syracuse Chapter
The Syracuse Chapter was organized on October 31, 1896.  The first annual meeting was held December 11, 1896 and Milton H. Northrup was elected president.
The first state president was the Hon. Chauncey M. Depew.  He was a US Senator, Chairman of the Vanderbilt System of Railroads, graduate of Yale College, and during the Civil War was adjutant of the 18th Regt. of NY National Guard.

Syracuse Chapter Annual Program Schedule


January 4
800 am
Chapter Meeting
Denny's 7'th North Street
February 8
Heritage Luncheon
Drumlins Country Club
March 28
Board of Managers Meeting
Half-Shire Historical Society


2019 Veterans Day State Fair Exhibit

2019 Heritage Luncheon SAR Members

2019 Heritage Luncheon Guests


Craig Williamson presents 2019 SAR ROTC medal at Carrier Dome
                    Dick Gunsalus awards the SAR Good Citizenship Award  at the Sea Cadets graduation ceremony
NY State Fair Heritage Exhibit



Bob Gang presenting the Bronze ROTC Award to Jordan Hamilton at the Mexico High School 2019 JROTC Awards

Terry McMaster speaking at the chapter meeting on Sat May 11,2019

  Jerry Orton Calls The Roll Of Societies At 2019 Heritage Luncheon

Jerry Orton Receives the ESSSAR Distinguished Service Medal
at the 2019 Annual Meeting 

John Sheldon Receives Liberty Medal From President Powell
2019 Heritage Luncheon


For Information On Joining The Syracuse Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution, Contact

 Syracuse Chapter Registrar:

John C Sheldon
1622 Black Brook Rd.
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
 (315) 568-2581

The Chapter Registrar is available to work with prospective members by appointment.


President: David Powell 4797 Huntwood Path, Manlius, NY 13104
Secretary: Richard Remling 41 Second Ave., Auburn, NY 13021
Historian: Jerry Orton 213 Dixon Dr., Syracuse, NY 13219, 488-4076
Registrar: John C Sheldon 1622 Black Brook Rd. Seneca Falls, NY 13148-9721
Genealogist John C Sheldon 1622 Black Brook Rd. Seneca Falls, NY 13148-9721


CHANGES/QUESTIONS, Richard Remling, 41 Second Ave. Auburn, NY (315) 252-1718
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