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General Anthony Wayne Society      


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Children of the American Revolution

Ardmore, Pennsylvania


 

The General Anthony Wayne Society, Children of the American Revolution is located in Ardmore, Pennsylvania

It is a local Pennsylvania society of a national, patriotic, youth organization composed of individuals under the age of 22 who are lineally descended from a participant in the American Revolution (1775-1783). Purposes of the Society are to acquire knowledge of American history, promote the celebration of patriotic anniv

ersaries, preserve and restore places of historical importance associated with
veterans of the American Revolution, ascertain the deeds and honor the memories of those who rendered service to the Revolution, and honor and cherish the American flag. The organization has a dual hierarchical structure that includes youth officers and corresponding adult "senior" officers.


The society is named in honor of Brigadier General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796), a hero of the Revolutionary War.The members of the General Anthony Wayne Society are children who are descended from Patriots who served the cause of American Independence during the Revolutionary War.  It is a local society of the Pennsylvania State Society, Children of the American Revolution, and is sponsored by the Jeptha Abbott Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Philadelphia-Continental Chapter , Sons of the American Revolution.

As set forth in the Bylaws of the National Society, the General Anthony Wayne Society has six principal

objectives:

1. To acquire knowledge of American History. 

2. To preserve and restore places of Historical importance associated with men and women who forwarded American Independence. 

3. To ascertain the deeds and honor the memories of the men, women and children who rendered service to the cause of the American Revolution. 

4. To promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries. 

5. To honor and cherish the Flag of the United States of America above every other flag.  

6. To love, uphold and extend the principles of American liberty and patriotism



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