May 2021 Chapter Meeting (Zoom)

The Gold Country SAR is meeting on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 8:30 am via Zoom. (An email was sent out to Chapter Membership with the login details) Saturday May 15 will be our final Zoom meeting – we plan to move back to Mel’s Diner in Auburn in June.   … Continue reading

April 2021 Chapter Meeting

  The Gold Country SAR is meeting on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 8:30 am via Zoom. (An email was sent out to Chapter Membership with the login details) This will be a quick business meeting preceding the California SAR Spring Meeting of the Membership (Also on Zoom). … Continue reading

Gold Country “Auburn Chapter” SAR Excerpts from the Placer Herald

Thanks to Compatriot Mike Holmes for these excerpts from our chapter’s past. These come from the Placer Herald and refer to our original name, the Auburn Chapter, SAR. 18 September 1926 Exercises of unusual interest will occur at the Placer Union High School on Friday afternoon at 2:30, when the Auburn Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, will celebrate the … Continue reading

2021 Poster Contest Winners

Congratulations to the student from Weimar Hills in Mrs. Kozak’s class for the winning poster in the Gold Country Chapter Poster Contest for 2021. The winning student will receive their prize and award as well as have their poster submitted by our chapter to the California SAR poster contest at the Spring State Meeting. Also featured are some of the … Continue reading

March 2021 Chapter Meeting

The Gold Country SAR is meeting on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 8:30 am via Zoom. (An email was sent out to Chapter Membership with the login details) We will have poster judging for elementary school posters with the Subject “The Sons of Liberty”. … Continue reading

February 2021 Chapter Meeting

The Gold Country SAR is meeting on Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 at 8:30 am via Zoom. (An email was sent out to Chapter Membership from President Gilliard with the login details) Our Speaker will be Jonathan Dickey, who will give a presentation titled: “Before He Was a Traitor: Benedict Arnold and the Siege of Quebec.” We will also be swearing in … Continue reading

In Memoriam — Alan Brown Brooking

Alan Brown Brooking (87) died peacefully at home on December 1, 2020, after a three-year battle with throat cancer. Alan joined the SAR in 2012 and immediately became active at the chapter, state, and national levels. He was a member of both the Sacramento and Gold Country chapters. He served the Sacramento Chapter as member of the Color Guard, Telephone … Continue reading

November 2020 Chapter Meeting

The Gold Country SAR is meeting on Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 at 8:30 am via Zoom. (An email was sent out to Chapter Membership from President Barker with the login details) Our speaker is Dr. M. Kent Gregory, a member of the Orange County Chapter SAR. He will talk about historical artifacts that have been collected for the SAR Museum … Continue reading