The Society of the Cincinnati, Inc. is a patriotic-hereditary society with branches in the United States and France, founded in 1783, to preserve the ideals and fellowship of officers of the Continental Army who served in the Revolutionary War.
in its third century, the Society promotes public interest in the
American Revolution through its library and museum collections,
exhibitions, programs, publications, and other activities. It is the
oldest hereditary society in North America.
de Boigne is a friend of the Society of Cincinnati that gave its name
to the city we know (and not the way round as you may think).
him speak about the history and the projects of the organization and
learn from one of the descendants the role of the French who helped in
the American Révolution.
M. Boigne, wine-maker, also owns Château de Pitray, a luxury bed and breakfast in the quiet countryside near Saint-Emilion.