Rare 19th. Cent. Patriotic order sons of America Memorial Brass Marker - $40 (Sevierville)
condition: excellent size / dimensions: 6 X 5"
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Rare 19th. Century Patriotic order sons of America Memorial Brass Marker, Lodge No. 682. Grave Marker. The Patriotic Rare 19th. Century Patriotic order sons of America Memorial Brass Marker, Lodge No. 682. Grave Marker. Order Sons of America is an American patriotic fraternal organization that traces its origins to the anti-alien riots of the 1840s. Founded in 1847 in Philadelphia, the P.O.S. of A. once had "camps" (chapters) in well over 20 states. At its peak, there were more than 800 Camps in Pennsylvania alone. Today, the society maintains a presence only in Pennsylvania, where it has 14 camps. The national headquarters are in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
In 1847, Dr. Reynell Coates founded the Patriotic Sons of America as an organization to promote the ideals upon which America was created and to pay honor and duty to the flag. Some of the main aims of P.O.S. Of A. were to: build appreciation for American heritage and history. Devotion to the United States Constitution and the American flag. Defend the American public School system. Support a strong national defense. Lobby to restrict immigration. Cultivate harmony, fellowship, and friendship among its members. Front has a few small age spots, made of heavy Brass, reverse has threaded are for pole attachment. Asking $ 40.00/OBO
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