The Sergeant Lawrence Everhart Chapter of the Maryland Society of Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) recently honored SAR Compatriot George Delaplaine for his financial support of the SAR Center for Advancing America’s Heritage. The SAR’s Center in Louisville, Kentucky was established to help fill the ever-increasing gap in history and civics education within the nation’s school systems.
In presenting Delaplaine with the SAR’s Certificate of Appreciation, Chapter President, SAR Chapter President Donald Deering lauded Delaplaine as an “SAR 1776 Draft Level” donor to the SAR Center. The SAR Center in an historic 1840’s-era building on Louisville’s West Main Street, a Cultural District known for its second largest collection of iron-front façade buildings in the country (second only to SOHO in New York).
The Center will provide expanded space for permanent and traveling exhibits, speakers, workshops, summer camps and school programs, plus improved conditions for its internationally-acclaimed genealogical library.