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  • James Whites Fort


George Washington Dinner-

The 2017 George Washington Dinner was held at Rothchilds where the Chapter held its election of the 2017-2019 slate of officers.  Certificates and awards were presented, including the Chapter’s Distinguished Service Medal which was presented to Ron Jones for his long faithful service to the Chapter.  The photo below is of the newly elected Chapter officers.


March Chapter Meeting
During our March Chapter meeting, Compatriot Steven Clabough was inducted into the Chapter by Chapter President Wayne Croley, while Chapter Registrar Ron Jones pinned the SAR membership pin to him.  

Tennessee SAR Annual Meeting

The Tennessee SAR Annual Meeting was held March 24 & 25 at the Franklin Marriott in Cool Springs. On Saturday night, March 25, during the President's Banquet, Stephen Holston Chapter's own David Johnston was sworn in as the 2017 -2018 Tennessee SAR State President.  

Tanasi 1796
Below is Compatriot George Lane in attendance at the Tanasi 1796 event held March 25, at the Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville, TN.

Pictured below is several ROTC/JROTC/Sea Cadet winners from across our region.

Compotriot Joe Lukens with Beardon High School's Cadet Robert Dickau

Compatriot Ron Jones with Cadet Amaya Joiner of Central High School

Compatriot George Lane with Cadet Wayne Fine

Cadet Ethan Comer with Compatriot Rev. Dr. Brett Travis

April Chapter Meeting

During the Chapter's April Meeting, three new members were inducted into the Tennessee SAR.  Pictured to the left are Chapter President Wayne Croley, new members Marvid Riddle, James Ryan Corker, Richard Westbrook III, and Chapter Registrar Ron Jones.

May Chapter Meeting

At May's Chapter Meeting, two new members were inducted into the Tennessee SAR.  Pictured left  are Chapter President Wayne Croley, compatriots John Peterson & Chuck Green, and Chapter Registar Ron Jones.

Raid at Martins Station

John Cline & David Johnston

Wayne Croley

Tennessee SAR at Martin's Station including Chapter members
Wayne Croley, David Johnston, Ron Jones, & Lee Johnson.

Memorial Day

On Sunday, May 28th Wayne Croley, George Lane, & Paul Jorden attended and performed Color Guard
duties at the First Baptist Church in Tellico for their Memorial Day Service.

Roland Ware Grave Marking

Compatriot & Southern District Color Guard Commader David M. Vaughn
On Saturday June 3rd, the Hiwassee Chapter, Tennessee SAR, sposored the grave marking of Patriot Roland Ware.  The event was attended by Stephen Holston Chapter's color guard members Paul Jorden, David Johnston, and Lee Johnson.

June 29 David Johnston & Lee Johnson participatedwith the TN SAR Color guard in the funeral service for Compatriot, and Southern District Color Guard Commander David M. Vaughn

Grave Marking of Patriot William M. Robertson    

On August 26th, the Chapter's Color Guard participated with the DAR, and the Girl Scouts, in the marking of Patriot William M. Robertson's final resting place in Sevier County, TN.  In the photos below (L to R) is Patriot Robertson's military headstone, a photo taken of the cemetery, and the Girl Scouts flag retirement ceremony being performed on a tattered flag found at the cemetery during clean-up.

Grave Markings of  William Carr, William Rutledge, Rev. Joseph Rhea, & Joseph Rhea, Jr.

  On September 15th simultaneous grave markings were held for the four Patriots listed above, at Weaver Cemetery in Bristol, TN.  The service was attended by Chapter members David Johnston, George Lane, and Lee Johnson.

The Gathering at Sycamore Shoals

September 16th, the National SAR Event "The Gathering at Sycamore Shoals" was held at  Fort Watauga in Elizabethton, Tennessee.  The event was attended by Chapter members David Johnston & George Lane.


Constitution Week

Constitution week was kicked off by Bell Ringing Ceremonies across the State.  One such ceremony was attended by the Stephen Holston Chapter's Chaplain Rev. Dr. Brett Travis.


Membership Information

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Our Meetings

The Stephen Holston Chapter holds regular monthly meetings at which all are welcome to attend.  


This page contains much compiled information pertaining to our local Revolutionary War veterans as well as our Compatriot's Ancestors.

2017 Event Schedule

Schedule will be updated as new events are requested within the community.

Latest News

News and photos of local events as they happen.

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