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05 May 2019 ~ Comments Off on Flags


The Sons of Liberty organized in Boston Massachusetts to protest the Stamp Act of 1765. The idea quickly spread across the other colonies (via Twitter?) and in 1767 they adopted a flag design of 9 vertical stripes, 5 red and four white to represent the nine protesting colonies. By 1776 all 13 colonies had joined the fight […]

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18 June 2018 ~ Comments Off on 1909


York SAR

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18 June 2018 ~ Comments Off on 1880


centennial committee

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26 September 2013 ~ Comments Off on 23Sep2013 Muster

23Sep2013 Muster

Snapped a nice shot

Buford! Buford! Charles Bowen was about to bury his tomahawk into Col. Benjamin Campbell’s skull because he could not remember the password. One of the Buchanan boys (probably Samuel or Robert) recognized them both and intervened. Richard knew the password so I didn’t need to “See what Sweet Lips can do.” Marksman Samuel Young used […]

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25 September 2013 ~ Comments Off on 24Sep2013


Just like 233 years ago, the Virginians sent a host of volunteers from the Muster Ground to catch Ferguson. With no funding from Camden or Hillsborough or Richmond and with no order from the governor, volunteers used the passwords of Buford, responsibility, commitment, work, and patriotism to gain admission. OVTA, SAR, DAR, HSWCV and friends […]

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10 April 2013 ~ Comments Off on Hello world!

Hello world!

DAR Crawfordville

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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