131st Annual Meeting of the Maryland Society of the Sons of the American Revolution-Rescheduled

Dear Compatriots and Friends,

The 131st Annual Meeting of the Maryland Society of the Sons of the American Revolution has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Dutch’s Daughter Restaurant in Frederick, Maryland.  The restaurant is located at 581 Himes Avenue, with ample free parking.

A hot breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, bacon, fried potatoes, French toast, biscuits, assorted pastries, fresh fruit, and coffee, juice and tea, will be available beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Wreaths Across America at Cheltenham Veteran’s Cemetery

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, the John Hanson Chapter MDSSAR coordinated the effort to pick up the 14,000+ wreaths that were laid on December 14th.   The John Hanson Chapter provides the Location Coordinator position to support the effort at the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery.  The Cemetery has 28,000+ graves and gets its wreaths solely through sponsorships.  A volunteer staff headed up by our Chapter’s own Compatriot George Satterthwaite with 6 other dedicated folks from the community. It has become a year round effort for this great cause.

Harmony Hall Chapter NSDAR Joins with the John Hanson Chapter MDSSAR to Honor Local Law Enforcement Officer

On Sunday, January 12, 2020 members from the Harmony Hall Chapter NSDAR joined with members of the John Hanson Chapter MDSSAR to honor a local law enforcement officer and present him with the Law Enforcement Commendation Award.  This years award recipient was Lieutenant Hampson, Commander of RID/North/RST of the Prince George’s County Police Department.  He was recognized for his leadership, expert investigative skills and sound police tactics that resulted in the apprehension of two violent repeat felons, a loaded handgun, and illegal narcotics, demonstrating a personal commitment to the P


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