Welcome to John Hogg, Sr., Chapter NSDAR
We hope you enjoy your visit.
Texas State Theme
“Preserving the Past - Our Gift to the Future”
Greetings from the Chapter|
We extend you greetings from the John Hogg,
Sr., Chapter, located at beautiful Holly Lake Ranch. John
Hogg, Sr., was a patriot who served from South Carolina. He
was the great-grandfather of the twenty-fourth governor of
Texas, James Stevens Hogg, who began his political career in
We were organized
June 26, 2006, with twenty members. By January 1, 2007, we
Even though we are a fledgling chapter,
we have done much to be proud of. We celebrated
Constitution Week with a Proclamation from Governor Perry; we
visited veterans in nursing homes and presented them with gifts
at Christmas and cards on Valentine's Day; we took part in the
programs held at the Greater Hawkins Veterans Memorial Park; and
we presented a senior from Hawkins High School with the Good
Citizens Award. In addition, Helen Jones Smith was the state winner of the DAR Service for Veterans Award. In the
coming year, we will continue to support education and honor our
veterans and those still serving in the military.
Holly Lake Ranch
Holly Lake Ranch is located 100 miles east of Dallas,Texas, 98 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana, 30 miles
north of Tyler and 10 miles north of Hawkins.
The natural beauty of this East Texas forest has been
preserved and development has been planned to blend with the
Each season has its own unique beauty at Holly
Lake Ranch. Early spring brings the dogwood trees and
wildflowers, which offer breathtaking vistas. In summer, the
lush green forest provides a wondrous back drop for the
crystal-clear, spring-fed lakes. Fall produces scenery that is a
painter's dream with shades of yellow, orange, red, and brown
amongst the green pines. Winter has its own charm, especially
when a blanket of snow covers the ground.
have a Revolutionary War ancestor or think you have one?
Are you interested in joining an organization
dedicated to the spirit of patriotism, the
preservation of our nation's history and its heritage, and the
promotion of education? Qualifications
to join the Daughters of the American Revolution can be obtained
website. Prospective members
are welcome and we would like to hear from you.
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