The Idaho Society of the
Sons of the American Revolution

     The Idaho Society, SAR is in the process of forming a Color Guard. All interested members please contact President Randy Bailey or Color Guard Commander Nathan Pyles for more information.

The 2015 Fort Boise Chapter Fall Luncheon Meeting is scheduled to be held at 12:00 Noon on 19 September, 2015 at the Riverside Hotel in Boise, Idaho and will take place in the larger Northstar room.

This will be a very special meeting . It will be the inaugural event for our new Color Guard commanded by Nathan Pyles. In addition to the presentation of the ROTC Scholarship and compatriot awards, we will also be inducting several new members.

There will be a presentation by Vice President General John Robinson, the Children of the American Revolution, and George and Martha Washington (Bill and Cara Elder).

Bill and Cara Elder will be traveling from Pennsylvania at their own expense and there is no charge to the Society for their presentation. Therefore, contributions to help defray their travel cost will be gladly accepted.

The cost for the luncheon is $16.00 per person, payable at the door. The meal selection is roast beef or chef's salad.

Please RSVP to President Randy Bailey,, no later than September 12, 2015 to let him know if you will be attending, the number of guests you will be bringing, and you meal selection.

     Organized on April 30,1889, the National Society, SAR was chartered by an Act of Congress June 9, 1906. The charter was signed by President Theodore Roosevelt, who was a member of the SAR. (

     Today the SAR consists of 50 State Societies, with more than 500 local or regional SAR Chapters. From inception, the SAR has been dedicated to patriotic, historical and educational objectives. These are reflected in every SAR activity - all designed and conducted to help perpetuate understanding of, reverence for and preservation of those institutions of American Freedom delineated in the Preamble of our Constitution and in the injunctions of George Washington in his farewell address to the citizens of the Republic he led in war and in peace.

     The charter for the Idaho Society is dated February, 1909. We currently have two active Chapters within the Idaho Society. The charter of the Fort Boise Chapter, SAR is dated 24 February, 1958. The charter for the Teton Chapter, SAR is dated 1 January, 2014.