Sacred Honor Series Episodes

Launched on July 12, 2021, the Sacred Honor Series covers the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence in chronological order of their signatures on the famous document. The series highlights the signers' life experiences and inspiring lessons that relate to the six pillars of Washington's Farewell Address and contemporary times. Packed with exciting stories, fun facts, and guest appearances, Sacred Honor episodes are released every four weeks and are a wonderful melting pot of American history, civics, politics, and culture. SUBSCRIBE today and hop onboard this new, exciting chapter of the Friends & Fellow Citizens podcast!
May 16, 2022

Episode 91: William Williams - A Signer with an Original Belief in In…

William Williams may not have the most original name, but his creative ways to support the Patriot cause was evident in his servi…

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April 18, 2022

Episode 87: Samuel Huntington - The Calm Mediator Who Became Presiden…

With a calm and cordial nature, Samuel Huntington may have served as a "first President of the United States." Learn how this ear…

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March 21, 2022

Episode 83: Roger Sherman - The Compromiser Who Brought Promise to Am…

As a delegate who spoke almost 150 times during the Constitutional Convention, Roger Sherman was no stranger to the major politic…

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Feb. 21, 2022

Episode 79: William Ellery - A Signer With Hope For an America Withou…

Just several episodes into this series, we have seen how multiple Signers were already well ahead of their times on making the Un…

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Jan. 24, 2022

Episode 75: Stephen Hopkins - The Experienced Rhode Islander and the …

While many of the Signers were young men who had just recently rose to prominence in politics, some already had critical experien…

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Dec. 27, 2021

Episode 71: Elbridge Gerry - Bridging the Gap Between Strong Governme…

Few Founders have been more influential in promoting strong government and protection of civil liberties than Elbridge Gerry. Lea…

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Nov. 29, 2021

Episode 67: Robert Treat Paine - The "Objection Maker" Who Rejected T…

While John Adams is best known for representing British Capt. Thomas Preston and his soldiers at the Boston Massacre trial, a clo…

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Nov. 1, 2021

Episode 63: John Adams - The Astute Lawyer with Thoughts on Government

How did a prominent lawyer in the aftermath of the Boston Massacre become one of the leading minds of the American Revolution? Fi…

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Oct. 4, 2021

Episode 59: Samuel Adams - An American Brew of Oratory and Republican…

While now commonly known for the beer company namesake, Samuel Adams is one of the most vocal American revolutionaries in U.S. hi…

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Sept. 6, 2021

Episode 55: Brig. Gen. William Whipple - A Merchant Supporting a Glor…

William Whipple was a New Hampshire native who imagined himself as a longtime, successful merchant. But things certainly took a d…

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Aug. 9, 2021

Episode 51: Dr. Josiah Bartlett - A Founder and Ancestor of The West …

When people hear "Josiah Bartlett," they may think of the U.S. President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet from the popular TV show The West W…

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July 12, 2021

Episode 47: John Hancock - The First Signature of Independence

Welcome to the first episode of the Sacred Honor Series! To begin this new series, we learn about how this signer went from wealt…

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