OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, founded in
1895, is the oldest patriotic youth organization in our country.
Membership is open to descendants of patriots of the American
Revolution. The Illinois State Society (I.S.C.A.R.) has 27
local societies in cities and towns all over the state of
Illinois. These local societies have members of all ages
from birth to 22 years. Click on the Membership
tab on the left for more information on membership.
The Mission of C.A.R. is to train good citizens, develop leaders, and
promote love of the United States of America and its heritage among
young people. C.A.R. has promoted this vision to hundreds
of thousands of members. These boys and girls are the leaders of
yesterday, today and tomorrow, now in a second century of keeping
citizens cannot be made suddenly. They must grow..."
of The National Society of the Children
of the American Revolution, April 5, 1895
year the Illinois State President selects a project of historical or
patriotic significance for support by the statewide society. This
year we will be raising funds for the support of Fisher House.
Click on the State Project tab on the left to learn more. The
"Home is Where the
President 2016-2017 Julia Morrissey
State President 2016-2018 Marcia Flanagan
I.S.C.A.R. is very fortunate to have the support of three wonderful
adult lineage organizations:
Illinois State Society Daughters of the American
Illinois Society Sons of the American Revolution •
Sons of the Revolution in the State of Illinois
The men and women of
these organizations sponsor us by providing our
adult leadership, contributing to our projects, inviting us to
participate with them in their meetings, activities and commemorative
events, and by joining in meetings, field trips and other activities of
the I.S.C.A.R. and the local societies.
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Calendar at a Glance
Jan. 1 - New Year's Day Fly Your Flag!
- President's Day Fly Your Flag!
March 23 - Patrick Henry "Give me liberty or give me
death" speech, 1775
- Opening battle of American
Revolution, Battles of Lexington and Concord, 1775