IN THE BEGINNING:
July 9, 1992 The first organizational meeting was held to discuss the proposed Garland area chapter of the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Delbert Fowler served as the moderator.
November 14, 1992 The resolution was passed at the state level granting a new chapter in the Garland, Texas area.
On December 9, 1992 A letter was sent by Compatriot Jim Looney, District VI Vice President, to Mayor Bob Smith of Garland, Texas informing him that a chapter presentation ceremony was scheduled for January 16, 1993 (see the Charter).
Mayor Smith responded by proclaiming 16 January, 1993 as: East Fork - Trinity Chapter #47 of the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Day. January 16, 1993 The chapter was certified, making East Fork - Trinity the 47th chapter in Texas.