Historic Fernando de Leyba Chapter YouTube Videos
Veterans Day Memorial and Patriot Robert Quarles Grave Marking
Sunday, November 5, 2023
St. Louis-Jefferson Chapter and Saint Charles Chapter, NSDAR Veterans Day Memorial Service and Patriot Robert Quarles Grave Marking.
Sunday, November 5, 2023 Bellefountaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri
Keynote Speaker: Tom Fischer, Focus Marines Foundation
Fernando de Leyba Chapter Color Guard Attends the Fort San Carlos Patriots Grave Marking in Ste. Genevieve, MO
Saturday, May 27, 2023
On Saturday, May 27, 2023 the Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution, the Centre for French Colonial Life and the Ste. Genevieve French Militia Encampment held a ceremony at Memorial Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve, MO to honor and mark the grave sites of members of the French speaking militia that assisted in the defense of Fort San Carlos in 1780.
St. Peters MO Memorial Day Ceremony - May 27, 2023
Dan Evans, Richard Morton and Casey Brizendine participate in the presentation of the colors at the St. Peters Memorial Day Ceremony
Grave Marking of Patriot Etienne Bernard - April 23, 2023
Patriot Etienne Bermard defended Fort San Carlos in St. Louis, Spanish Louisiana in 1780 as a member of the militia. the Fort was under attack from British and Native American forces. Although, the defenders were heavily outnumbered, it was successfully defended, ending the British objective of controlling the Mississippi River.
Etienne Bernard was also a founding member of All Saints Catholic Church.
This Grave Marking was presented by the Fernando de Leyba Chapter, Missouri Society, Sons of the American Revolution, the Saint Charles Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, All Saints Catholic Church, Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of its founding and the City of St. Peters, Missouri.