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...to the Michigan Society of the Sons of the American Revolution website. Here you will find everything you need to learn about the Michigan organization of the SAR, our background and community service activities, and how to join.

The MISSAR was formed on January 18, 1890, and included representatives from the Michigan communities of Adrian, Detroit, Flint, Owosso, and Romulus.

Article II of the original MISSAR Constitution stated: "The object and purpose of this society is to keep alive among ourselves and our descendants the patriotic spirit of the men who, in military, naval, or civil service, by their acts or counsel achieved American independence."

Today, the MISSAR has grown to over 500 members and has twelve chapters representing all areas of the state.

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Our Pursuits

iconYouth Programs

American partiotism and history is promoted by the SAR through a variety of youth-oriented scholarship and awards programs, including oration and essay contests, sponsorship of community service organizations, and outreach activities.


icon Research Services

 Tracing your history back to a Revolutionary War service person can be challenging. Each local chapter of the MISSAR offers assistance with your application process.

iconCommunity Service

The SAR is actively involved in a variety of important community service programs, such as providing transportation to disabled veterans and supporting the efforts of public safety officials.

iconEvents & Activities

The MISSAR's events include service and patriotism recognition banquets, military service commemorations, participation in local history fairs, and American history seminars.  Check our calendar and join us!

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