L'HERMIONE 2015 VOYAGE MERITS COVERAGE IN SONS OF THE REVOLUTION'S DRUMBEAT PUBLICATION February 23, 2014
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News of L’Hermione’s planned 2015 voyage to the U.S. Eastern seaboard has received detailed coverage this winter in Drumbeat, the publication of the Sons of the Revolution. According to the group’s website: “The Sons of the Revolution was founded in 1876 by members of the Society of the Cincinnati wishing to broaden participation in preserving the American Heritage on the eve of this country’s centennial. Its mission is to promote knowledge and appreciation of the achievement of American independence and to foster fellowship among its members.”
Thanks to the initiative of a senior Sons of the Revolution member, J. Robert Lunney, Secretary, European Society, Sons of the Revolution, the winter 2014 issue of its Drumbeat magazine featured an illustrated story about the Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America. TheDrumbeat article, authored by Lunney, encourages Sons of the Revolution members to lend their support to L’Hermione’s planned 2015 voyage; it also invites readers to visit, www.hermione2015.com.
Sons of the Revolution members in the 30 state Sons of the Revolution societies read the Drumbeat magazine; the article also appeared this winter in the Rifleman, the state of Tennessee’s Sons of the Revolution society magazine.
In a letter addressed to Sons of the Revolution Secretary Lunney, Miles Young, President, Friends of Hermione-Lafayette, wrote, “I cannot thank you enough for your article in the Drumbeat and the Rifleman.”
For more information about the Sons of the Revolution, Drumbeat and their extensive state and national society and educational activities, see http://www.sr1776.org
American Revolution history buffs, admirers of Washington and Lafayette, nautical enthusiasts and followers interested in L’Hermione’s 2015 voyage from Rochefort, France to the Eastern seaboard are invited to follow this blog for all the latest news and plans in 2014 and 2015.
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