Society of Colonial Wars in Illinois Merchandise


Muskets & Arrows Tie
The official tie of the Illinois Warriors by Ben Silver.


Warriors Red Dress Socks
Woven wool, over-the-calf socks.
Sizes: S (7.5-9) M (9.5-11), L (11.5-13)


Polo Shirt
Choice of logo: IL Shield (large) or Muskets & Arrows (small).

Coral w/ a blue logo, white w/ red, & navy w/ white
Sizing: S – XXXL



Wool Winter Scarf
Oxford-style English wool scarf by William Turner in an Illinois SCW stripe.


Needlepoint Belt
Produced by Smathers & Branson. Add 2″ for your belt size.



For those looking to purchase “Black Full Dress Tails” please visit:
Formally Modern Tuxedo
2112 N. Clybourn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
Tel: 773.975.7700
Owner: Ask for Alex Tsebelis

If you are a “Colonial Warrior” there is a special price of $395 for new Tail Coat and Pants and $85 for the shirt/vest & tie. Cuff links/gloves/shoes, etc also available.

You can also DONATE by sending a check to the address listed below.

Checks payable to SCWIL
Quartermaster William Parke
2403 Greenwood Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091
312 296 1574 (m)

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~ Upcoming Events ~

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Shoreacres – “Summer Court”
A Colonial Warriors Event that The Colonial Dames are invited to.
10:30 am Brief Council Meeting for all members
11:30 am Reception with wine, bellinis and Bloody Marys.
Bagpiper and procession / 12:30 pm – lunch followed by program.
$105.pp inclusive.  Jacket & Tie.

Wednesday, June 26th 2019

The Chicago Yacht Club – Council Meeting & Program
11:15 am arrival – iced tea passed
11:30 am Council Meeting
Noon – Lunch with Program ending at 1:00 pm.
Optional parking at the club available for $12 per car paid in advance with reservation.
Guests are encouraged to join program & Lunch at Noon.
Jacket & Tie $46.pp

Saturday, July 13th 2019

Onwentsia Club –Annual  Summer Dinner Dance  co-sponsored with The Colonial Dames
6:30 pm Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres on the terrace
7:30 pm Dinner in the Living Room with music and dancing.
Jacket & Tie Required. 

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

The Casino Council Meeting & Program
11:15 am arrival – iced tea passed 
11:30 am Council Meeting
Noon-Lunch with Program ending at 1 pm.
Jacket & Tie Required.
Parking available at 200 E. Delaware and 221 E. Chestnut St.
Guests are encouraged to join program and lunch at Noon.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Newberry Library – Colonial History Lecture Series
Mark A. Peterson,  Professor of History at Yale University, “The City-State of Boston: The Rise and Fall of an Atlantic Power, 1630-1865” 
10am- Free and open to the public; no registration required

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The Casino  -“Winter Court”
6 pm Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres
7 pm Council Meeting
7:30 pm Dinner followed by Program finishing by 9 pm followed by backgammon in The Cocktail Lounge and Red Room.
White Tie Preferred or Black Tie with Optional Decorations.
Parking available at 200 E. Delaware and 221 E. Chestnut Street. Guests are encouraged.
Speaker: Brenton Simons, CEO, The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)