Welcome to the Jeremiah Crane Garthwaite Society of the C.A.R.!

The Jeremiah Crane Garthwaite Society, National Society Children of the American Revolution is located in Summit and Short Hills, New JerseyIt is a local New Jersey society of a national, patriotic, youth organization composed of individuals under the age of 22 who are lineally descended from a patriot in the American Revolution (1775-1783). The mission of the C.A.R. is to acquire knowledge of American history, promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries, preserve and restore places of historical importance, honor the memories of those who rendered service to the American Revolution, and honor and cherish the American flag. The organization has a dual hierarchical structure that includes youth officers and corresponding adult "senior" officers. 

Our society is named in honor of Jeremiah Crane Garthwaite (1765-1822), a drummer in the Revolutionary War. The members of the Jeremiah Crane Garthwaite Society are children who are descended from Patriots who served the cause of American Independence during the Revolutionary War.  We are a local society of the New Jersey State Society of the N.S.C.A.R. and sponsored by both the Church and Cannon and Nova Caesarea Chapters of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).

Jeremiah Crane Garthwaite Society Receiving Awards at
New Jersey State Conference
March 2016

Six Principal Objectives:

As set forth in the Bylaws of the National Society, the Jeremiah Crane Garthwaite 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.