Welcome to the website of the Gold Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
SAR members are male decedents of a patriot who fought or assisted the cause of American Independence between 1774 and 1783.
The objective of the SAR is to celebrate and perpetuate the ideals on which our nation was founded.
We sponsor many youth programs and are actively involved in our community. The Gold Country Chapter was founded in 1924 and is based in Placer County. Our membership comes from throughout the foothills and Sacramento region.
This website contains information about our programs and meetings, as well as how you can join the S.A.R.
Thanks for visiting!
President, Gold Country SAR
We handed out awards for our poster contest at Twelve Bridges in Lincoln, CA today. Here is our first place winner at Twelve Bridges, as well as the Gold Country Chapter and California State Society first place winner, Anjalee Golden.
You will be able to find photos for this presentation and other 2013 Poster Contest Award Presentations in the Photo Gallery.
The April 2013 Newsletter has been posted. You can also find past newsletters in the archive section.
We handed out awards for our poster contest at Lincoln Crossing School in Lincoln, CA today. Here is our first place winner at Lincoln Crossing, Hannah Villanueva.
You will be able to find photos for this presentation and future 2013 Poster Contest Award Presentations in the Photo Gallery.
Photos from our Color Guard and Flag Display in Auburn Square, commemorating Patriots’ Day, are now available in the Photo Gallery.
The photos are also posted on our Facebook Page.
The March 2013 Newsletter has been posted. You can also find past newsletters in the archive section.
Press Release Sent out by Gold Country SAR:
LINCOLN, CA — A poster made by Lincoln 5th grade student Anjalee Golden has won the annual American History Poster Contest sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution, Gold Country Chapter.
The topic for this year’s contest is “The Declaration of Independence.”
A total of 531 posters were submitted locally for judging this year. Anjalee Golden is a 5th grade student in Ms. Connie London’s class at Twelve Bridges Elementary School in Lincoln, CA. Her poster will now move on to the statewide judging, where it will compete against posters submitted from around California. The California winner will serve at the state’s entry into the national contest, which takes place in July.
The poster contest is a national program of the Sons of the American Revolution, a historical, educational, and patriotic non-profit organization. The California Society was established in 1875 and the Gold Country Chapter was established in 1924. For more information, visit our website.
The February 2013 Newsletter has been posted. You can also find past newsletters in the archive section.
Chapter President Dale Ross presents a certificate of appreciation to Placer County Deputy District Attorney Dave Tellman.
Tellman was the guest speaker at Gold Country Chapter’s February 16th where he gave a presentation on the murder case against the convicted Paul Kovacich.
Tellman previously received the SAR Law Enforcement Award from Gold Country Chapter in 2012 and agreed to return and give a detailed presentation regarding the case. For more information on those awards and others who were honored, please see the November 2012 Chapter Newsletter.
This February, Gold Country representatives gave the poster contest presentation and explanation at Weimar Hills in Weimar, and St. Rose School in Roseville. Photos have been posted to the photo gallery.
Members of the Gold Country SAR will continue visiting neighborhood fifth grade classrooms in the weeks ahead. You can find more information on the poster contest at the Poster Contest Youth Program page.
The January 2013 Newsletter has been posted. You can also find past newsletters in the archive section.