News and photos from this year's events!!

The Community History Award Presented to the Chapter by the East TN Historical Society.
"For work to preserve the memories of the 19 known Revolutionary War veterans buried in Eusebia Presbyterian Church Cemetery through the erection of a 6 1/2 foot marker, decicated on March 20, 2019.

Constitution Day Bell Ringing at the Knox County Courthouse.

SAR/DAR/CAR attendees at The Gathering at Sycamore Shoals.

Rifle Salute at The Gathering at Sycamore Shoals.

VPG Bobby Joe Seals (left) and David Johnston presenting wreaths at The Gathering at Sycamore Shoals.

David Johnston receiving the gold Roger Sherman Medal from Vice-President General
Bobby Joe Seals

Chapter President Lester Phinney presents David Johnston with three National SAR awards.

Lester Phinney presenting Wayne Croley with the Patriot Grave Marking Medal.

Lester Phinney Presents Ron Jones the Liberty Bell Award for Signing new members.

Chapter President Lester Phinney presents Ryan Corker with a supplimental ancestor certificate.

Ryan Corker gave a presentation on the Battle of Bennington at the September Chapter meeting.

2019 East TN Historical Society's History Fair
WVLT News Video from the Independence Day Celebration at James White's Fort

Chapter President, Lester Phinney leads the Independence Day celebration at James Whites Fort.

The James White & Elizabeth Paxton Houston CAR Societies read the Signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Guest Speaker Don Dare speaks on the Signers of the Declaration.

Compatriot Wayne Croley being presented his Silver Color Guard medal by TNSAR State
President Dave Carr and TNSSAR CG Commander John Clines.

Inductions of the latest members of the Stephen Holston Chapter.

TNSSAR Color Guard members presenting a firing salute to our Patriots.

TNSAR Color Guard members with some of the CAR members in attendance.

TNSAR Color Guard with members of the DAR present for the Independence Day celebration.

TNSAR Color Guard members with the Betsy Ross Flag.

At our June meeting, the Chapter inducted our newest member
Compatriot John Davis.
Flag certificate presentation to Jeff Wallace, owner of Maryville Monument.

Flag certificate presentation to the East Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Scout Troop 219 placing flags on Veteran's graves at New Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

David Johnston speaking at Troop 219's Patriot's Day event about the possible future monument to be errected by the Chapter.

Kate Claibough speaking to the crowd about the history of the cemetery and the City of Maryville at the Patriot's Day event.

Attending the East TN Historical Society Annual Meeting of the Membership.  L-R:  David Johnston & Lee Johnson of the Stephen Holston Chapter.  Bill Bigham & Fred Underdown of the Hiwasee Chapter.  

The Stephen Holston Chapter, represented by David Johnston & Lee Johnson, was presented the Community History Award for its preservation efforts of 19 RevWar Patriots on the monument at Eusebia Presbyterian Church Cem.

Monument at Eusebia Presbyterian Church.  The Cemetery Association added the flags as a permanent fixture to aid in protecting the monument.

The crowd of approximately 150 people who attended the monument dedication at Eusebia.
Stephen Holston Chapter members at the Eusebia Monument and Patriot grave marking at Eusebia Presbyterian Churuch Cemetery, Blount Co. TN
Patriot Descendants & TNSAR Color Guard at the Eusebia Monument and Patriot grave marking at Eusebia Presbyterian Churuch Cemetery, Blount Co. TN

JROTC Medal Presented by David Johnston to Cadet Alexander Stock of Beardon H.S.

JROTC Medal presentedby Ron Jones to Cadet Petty Officer 1st Class Raul Domingo of CHS in Knoxville.

Pictured L-R Ron Jones, new member Dean Wood, and Chapter President Lester Phinney, Jr.

Induction of New Member at the March Chapter Meeting.

Gen. William Lenoir Society, C.A.R., Ryan Corker Presented the C.A.R.'s State Edgeman Award to Lee Johnson

Compatriot Peterson being presented a supplemental certificate for his ancestor