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The Daughters of the American Revolution is a society to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men
and women who achieved American independence, to promote the development of an enlightened public
opinion, and to foster patriotic citizenship.  
Over two hundred years ago, American patriots fought and
sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today. As a member of DAR, through participation in the Society’s various
programs and activities, you can continue this legacy by actively supporting historic preservation, promotion
of education, and patriotic endeavor

DAR members are educators, students, professionals, mothers, historians, genealogists, and homemakers who take
an active role in their communities promoting our objectives of patriotism, education, and historic preservation.
  With almost 3,000 chapters throughout the world, and with almost 170,000 members, we are one of the largest women's
service organizations in the world. Membership in DAR offers a number of benefits, including:

                                                                                                         1. Promoting American history throughout the year by honoring historically significant
                                                                                                             places, dates, and events.
                                                                                                         2. Participating in commemorative events such as Flag Day, Veterans Day, and the 4th of July.
                                                                                                         3. The satisfaction of active participation in meaningful service projects within our community.
                                                                                                         4. Recognizing students with awards and scholarships.
                                                                                                         5. Involving all family members in promoting service efforts.
                                                                                                         6. Supporting the Constitution of the United States of America, the patriotic values of our
                                                                                                             country, and the military men and women who serve in the armed forces of our nation.
                                                                                                         7. Camaraderie with other DAR members during projects, events, and social activities.


Membership Requirements

Any woman is eligible for membership who is no less than eighteen years of age and can prove
lineal, blood line descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence.
She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage, and death.

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For more information please contact our Registrar.


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