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Sons of the American Revolution!

Welcome to the Bernardo de Gálvez
Chapter #1, TXSSAR

Our next meeting will be September 16th, see details below!

Our website serves 2 purposes:

First, we are the official on-line informational source for members of the Galveston, Texas area Chapter of SAR. Visitors can access information about local SAR activities and meetings, contact other members, and keep up to date on all chapter events.

Second, in keeping with the goals and objectives set out by the National Society, this web site is designed "to perpetuate the memory of those who, by their services or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved the Independence of the American People."

What is the SAR Organization about?

The SAR is an historical, educational, and patriotic non-profit, United States 501(c)3, corporation that seeks to maintain and extend:

  • the institutions of American freedom
  • an appreciation for true patriotism
  • a respect for our national symbols
  • the value of American citizenship
  • the unifying force of e pluribus unum that has created, from the people of many nations, one nation and one people.

We do this by perpetuating the stories of patriotism, courage, sacrifice, tragedy, and triumph of the men who achieved the independence of the American people in the belief that these stories are universal ones of man's eternal struggle against tyranny, relevant to all time, and will inspire and strengthen each succeeding generation as it too is called upon to defend our freedoms on the battlefield and in our public institutions.

The Bernardo de Galvez Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution meets the third Saturday of every month, except December, to correspond to the anniversary of our founding in 1896. Guests are welcome. Please join us.

The next meeting will be held at the San Luis Resort at noon September 16th in Galveston.

This meeting is a joint meeting with the George Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in honor of Constitution Day. The meeting will start at noon, please come and join us. Come early to socialize with all.

For the September joint meeting please contact President John Hamlin at 832-385 2385 or by Tuesday September 12 if you plan on attending, or for more information.