The Sons of the America Revolution, SAR, is a male lineage society whose members are direct descendants of those patriots that achieved the independence of the American people. The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution was incorporated on January 17, 1890 in Connecticut and later chartered by an Act of the United States Congress on June 9, 1906. The charter was signed by President Theodore Roosevelt, who was a member.
The headquarters of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, NSSAR, is located in Louisville, Kentucky. Within the headquarters is an extensive research library and an under construction museum.