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Princeton-Illinois Chapter NSDAR



During the last year, the Princeton-Illinois Chapter has included Uncle Sam, in many of our events. Much like Flat Stanley (1964 children's book written by Jeff Brown), Uncle Sam has traveled to many places.
We hope you enjoy his adventures as much as we did.

See previous Adventures of Sam

The continuing adventures of Flat Sam:
Uncle Sam Constitution

Uncle Sam is reunited with the Princeton-Illinois Chapter, sitting at a desk and learning about the U.S. Constitution.


District II Director
District II Director, Darlene Schoepski, visits the Chapter and holds aloft Uncle Sam and a tin topped with the picure of the Rosalie Mansion in Natchez, MS, visited by both the Director and Regent Bittner on the October DAR History Tour.
1812 Book Gift
  Regent Bittner and Uncle Sam gift the children's librarian at the Princeton Library with a book, entitled "The Town That Fooled the British," a factual story during the War of 1812.
1812 Book Donation
  Uncle Sam poses with the same book featured at our Jan. meeting plus a lantern similar to those in the book.
Veterans' Home
  During Easter card signing for veterans at the LaSalle Veterans' Home, Uncle Sam sits next to a thank-you poster for the staff.
Youth Luncheon
  At the registration table, Sam greets members and guests attending our Youth Luncheon, honoring Good Citizens and American History essay contest winners.
Chapter Owned Flags
  Sam poses happily with the 20 new larger Chapter-owned flags to be carried for Memorial Day and Veterans' Day ceremonies.
Chapter Basket
  Enthusiastically waving his flag, Sam shows off the Chapter-created page basket, "Bushel of Bakin' Beauties," created for State Conference 2013.
State Conference1
  Sam relaxes next to the State Conference sign before beginning his busy schedule.
State Conference2
  Sam is ready to be tucked in for a deserved rest after a long day at State Conference.
May Chapter Meeting
  Bidding a fond farewell to our little friend are the attendees at the May Chapter meeting.
WWII Memorial
  Sam helps honor our veterans with wreaths and participation at 5 ceremonies, this one at the WW II Memorial at Elm Lawn Cemetery, Princeton.
Sailors Park
  The carved Vietnam War tribute is attended by Sam at the ceremonies at Princeton's Soldiers and Sailors Park, Memorial Day 2013.
Mini-Tour Goodbye
  Uncle Sam sits among the head table decorations at Mini-Tour in Princeton in June while Regent Bittner waves good-bye. Sam is now enjoying adventures with an Illini Chapter member.

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