Chapter Genealogist Gary Auber honored at WVSSAR annual dinner

Compatriot J. Gary Auber received the WVSSAR Meritorious Service Award from State Society president William H. Lester at the annual dinner on May 18, 2018 in Vienna, WV, hosted by the Capt. James Neal Chapter.  Gary has served as chapter genealogist for the past two years during which time our membership  has tripled. His contribution to that achievement was recognized with the award.

J. Gary Auber (far right) is pictured with (L to R) WVSSAR president William H. Lester, guest speaker Travis Henline of Wheeling, WVDAR vice regent Debi Smith of Wheeling

At the annual election of WVSSAR officers, Compatriot David G. McIntire was elected secretary, and Compatriot James H. Frey was elected first vice president.


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National Society, Sons of the American Revolution

Wheeling, West Virginia

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The Fort Henry Chapter is the fastest growing chapter in the West Virginia State Society. In 2016 we welcomed 18 new members and in 2017 we  added another 18 compatriots to our membership! Since the chapter was chartered in 2014 our membership has tripled!

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The Mingo Statute, Wheeling Hill

The Mingo Statue (1928) Wheeling Hill

Wheeling Suspension Bridge, built 1849

Wheeling Suspension Bridge (1849)

West Virginia Independence Hall and Francis H. Pierpont Statute

West Virginia Independence Hall (1859) and Francis H. Pierpont Statue

Madonna of the Trail

Madonna of the Trail (1928) Wheeling Park