TEMECULA – A new organization has been given its official blessing to begin accepting members by The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, and its name is Temecula Creek Society. Any young person under the age 22 is eligible for membership in The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution. Members range in age from birth to age 21. The prospective member must be lineally descended from a man or woman who rendered material aid to the cause of American Independence as a soldier, sailor, civil officer or recognized patriot in one of the several Colonies or States of the United States.
Temecula Creek Society’s organizing senior president is Cindy Greer of Fallbrook. Greer put together a proposal for the new society, and received approval and sponsorship by the Luiseño Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She sent her proposal to the state society president who presented it to the board of management; she notified Greer of their decision Sunday, June 4.
The Children of the American Revolution’s objectives for its members are to acquire knowledge of American history, to preserve places of historical importance associated with men and women who forwarded American Independence and to learn about and honor the memories of people who rendered service to the cause of the American Revolution. C.A.R. further promotes patriotic anniversaries, honors the flag of the United States of America above every other flag, and loves, upholds and extends the principles of American liberty and patriotism.
Membership in C.A.R. provides a wonderful opportunity for children to participate in historical, educational and patriotic activities. All children who can prove lineage to a patriot of the American Revolution are welcome. C.A.R. membership is a very special way of learning about family heritage and history. Each child is a member of the National Society upon verification of the application.
Currently, Temecula Creek Society is in the process of building their membership. For more information, contact Cindy Greer at [email protected]. Meetings of the Temecula Creek Society will begin in fall 2023.
N.S.C.A.R. has a 128-year-old history. At the Fourth Continental Congress, Feb. 22, 1895, held in Washington Harriett Mulford Lothrop, the Regent of the Old Concord Chapter, Massachusetts, in a response to the address of President Gen. Mrs. Stevenson, referred to the advisability of forming a young people’s society to be called Children of the American Revolution. A decision was made April 5, 1895, by the founders that C.A.R. should be incorporated as a separate organization of the NSDAR, but that its officers should be members in good standing in the DAR. For more information, visit http://www.nscar.org.
Submitted by The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution.