Westminster Grave Marking

You are invited to join the Westminster Chapter Sons of the American Revolution, rain or shine, to dedicate an SAR Patriot Grave marker to Col Joshua Gist at the Gist Family Cemetery in Westminster.  The event will occur Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 1 PM.  We are planning a dedication ceremony,  a musket salute by the Maryland SAR Color Guard, and the playing of Taps.


Gist Family cemetery is located off of Hook Road, between Federal Ann Lane and Col Joshua Court.


Westminster Chapter GW Luncheon

Event: Westminster George Washington Birthday Program Meeting

Time: February 2018 Saturday February 10th at 2;00 p.m.

Place: The Buttersburg Inn 9 North Main Street Union Bridge Maryland 21791 410-775-9939

Speaker: Maryland SAR First Vice President, James Adkins

Topic: George Washington and the Maryland 400 

Westminster Chapter Constitution Week Program


I would like to invite you all to come to the Westminster Chapter's Second Annual Constitution Week Program, to be held at the Mount Airy Public Library from 1 to 4 PM at the Mount Airy Public Library.  The Program costs $15 and includes a barbecue buffet.  Details are included in the attached Flyer. 

Based on the location of the event, I am hoping that we can have many of our Compatriots from the chapters surrounding Westminster in Carroll County show up for this event.

A separate message is going out to the Compatriots within the chapter.

Westminster Chapter Patriot Grave Marking

Westminster Chapter SAR will dedicate a marker at the grave of Patriot Michael Waggoner, Sr., on 20 May 2017 at 2 PM in the Winter's (St. Luke's) Church Cemetery, New Windsor, Maryland.  Light refreshments will be offered after the dedication.  All are invoted to attend.  If interested in attending, please contact Chapter President James F. Engler, Sr. (j.f.engler.1@gmail.com).

Westminster Chapter Fall Business Meeting

The Westminster Chapter Fall Business Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 2 November at 7 PM in the Large Meeting Room of the Westminster Public Library, 50 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157.


The Westminster Chapter is convening the Nominations Committee to prepare for elections to be held at the Fall Business Meeting.  Anyone who would like to help the chapter by serving on the board of officers is encouraged to put their name into the nominations committee.  Please contact Bill Hiatt at (410) 876-8023.

John Yingling Grave Marking

The chapter is planing to have the Grave Marking of Patriot John Yingling on Sunday, 9 October at 2 PM in the St. Mary's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Silver Run, MD.  John Yingling is the patriot ancestor of our Compatriot Jacob Yingling.  Please plan to attend.

Westminster Chapter Inductee Ceremony of New Chapter Members and Constitution Week Commemoration

Please join the Westminster Chapter for its Constitution Week commemoration.  Our Speaker will be Richard Rothschild, Carroll County Commissioner for District 4.  We are looking forward to also inducting new members into the Chapter at this time.

The meeting will be held in the Large Meeting Room of the Eldersburg Public Library (6400 W Hemlock Dr, Sykesville, MD 21784) at 4 PM on Saturday, 24 September 2016. 


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