Welcome to the Official website of the Utah Society Sons of the American Revolution.
The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) are direct descendants of those patriots that achieved the independence of the American people.
The objectives of our organization are intended to perpetuate a more profound reverence for the principles of liberty and self-government as established by our Founding Fathers.
The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution was incorporated on January 17, 1890 in Connecticut and later chartered by an Act of the United States Congress on June 9, 1906. The charter was signed by President Theodore Roosevelt, who was also an early member of the Society. The charter authorizes the granting of charters to societies of the various states and territories and authorizes the state societies to charter chapters within their borders. Prior to this date a number of state societies were formed in the 1890′s. These were led by the Sons of Revolutionary Sires, organized July 4, 1876 in San Francisco.
The first Congress of the National Society was held in Louisville, Kentucky on April 30, 1889 which was the 100th anniversary of George Washington’s taking of the oath of office of President of the United States.
In 2015 the Utah Society Sons of the American Revolution celebrates its 120th anniversary AND it is also the 230th anniversary of the “shot heard ’round the world.”
Watch for more information regarding these special events!