The Society of Colonial Wars perpetuates the memory of events in American Colonial History, and of the men who, in military and naval service, and in civil positions of trust and responsibility, by their acts or counsels assisted in the establishment, defense, and preservation of the American Colonies, and who were, in truth, the founders of the Nation.
As revised and amended to 9 December 1981, 21 September 1989, 18 January 1990, and 2 June 2011. Preamble I. Name and Character II. Purposes and Organization III. Membership IV. Council V. Officers VI. Committees VII. Delegates to the General
Massachusetts Bay Colony The 1620s were a time of political and religious turmoil in England. The protracted struggle for supremacy between monarch and Parliament reached new heights in 1629, when Charles I disbanded the rival body and ruled alone for
1400s (1498) English explorer, John Cabot, sailed along Massachusetts coast 1600s (1602) Bartholomew Gosnold explored coast; named Cape Cod due to codfish found in bay (1604) Samuel de Champlain mapped coast (1607) Three ships arrived from England with 104 men