John Sevier Chapter TNSSAR Installs New Officers

Friday, February 5, 2021

The John Sevier Chapter of the Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution installed its new chapter officers for the service term of 2021 to 2023 during the chapter’s quarterly dinner meeting held at O’Charley’s Restaurant in Hixson on Thursday evening.

Additional Information about the SAR in Tennessee can be found on the John Sevier Chapter’s web site at: https://johnsevierchapter.org/home .  


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Memories

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Breaking News

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Opinion

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