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On June 24 the Sgt. Lawrence Everhart Chapter dedicated an SAR marker to the gravesite of Captain Joseph Swearingen, with the assistance of the MDSSAR Color Guard. It was to Mark and Dedicate the Grave of Joseph Swearingen, who was a Captain in the 12th Regiment of the Continental Line of Virginia, and a BG in the 9th Brigade of the Maryland Militia during the War of 1812. Members of the Frederick Chapter and the Carrollton Manor Chapter DAR were in attendance.
On Sat. April 28th members of the DAR, SAR and 1812 Society dedicated markers in Old St. Paul's Cemetery, in Baltimore, to Patriots Joshua Barney and John Eager Howard. President Raborg and Past Presidents Christos Christou and Edward Foreman all spoke.The event was also supported by past Presidents David Hoover, Ivan Dooley and the Maryland Color Guard. From L to R, Standard Bearer Sam Raborg, Past President David Hoover, Past President Christos Christou, Current President C. Louis Raborg Jr., DAR Regent CJB-JEH, Julia Williams, Color Guard Commander David Embrey, Past President Edward Foreman, Drummer Bobby Ayres and Aquila Hall Chapter President, Chris Raborg.
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David R. Wagner's painting “Signing of the Treaty of Paris” will be unveiled at the Carroll Mansion, Wednesday, September 3, 2008
David R. Wagner's painting “Signing of the Treaty of Paris” will be unveiled at the Carroll Mansion, Wednesday, September 3, 2008.
BALTIMORE (August 15, 2008)
New England historical artist David R. Wagner is exhibiting original paintings in the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route series at Carroll Mansion (located at 800 E. Lombard Street) from September 3rd through September 30th 2008. The mansion is open to the public Wed. – Sun., noon to 4 p.m. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, September 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. All are invited.
Report from the NSSAR Atlantic Middle States(AMS) Conference, August 8-9 2008
The Atlantic Middle States (AMS) Conference was held in Princeton, NJ, hosted by the NJ Society, and attended by 62 Compatriots and 40 guests. This annual meeting is hosted by each of the seven state societies in alphabetical order, and presided over by the two VPG's in alternating years; this year by Mid-Atlantic VPG Gary Bond(DC Society) This meeting is also used as a venue for an NSSAR Executive Meeting so most national officers attend every year.
The Maryland 400 In The Battle Of Long Island, 1776 by Linda Davis Reno
This last June Maryland Historian Linda Davis Reno published her book titled: The Maryland 400 in the Battle of Long Island, 1776, on the Maryland 400. With the approaching Anniversary of the Event, the Maryland Society of the Sons of the American Revolution wants to highlight this product of many, many hours of research. Compatriot Christou had this to say about the book: "I didn't want to sit it down. The engaging stories of each soldier makes it a story within a story. Wow!".