bearing the State seal with the motto, “Sic Semper Tyrannis” – Thus Always to Tyrants. The seal and the motto adopted in 1776 soon after Virginia declared her independence from Great Britain express this recommendation of a committee consisting of George Mason, Richard Henry Lee, George Wythe, and Robert Carter Nichols. Presented by G. Moffett King, in memory of J. Jordan Leake, a former president of the Virginia Society.
We have two Flags for the Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The one on permanent display at the Yorktown National Battlefield Park was donated by George A. Zabriskie. The one on display in Richmond, was donated by friends of McLain T. O’Ferrall.