Visitors to the DAR Museum enjoy peeking into the period rooms in Memorial Continental Hall, each one a snapshot of another time and place. Now our visitors can access information about the period rooms on several levels with the installation of new interpretive panels and booklets.
The first thing you notice is a large, illustrated panel that gives basic information about the room and a concise paragraph focusing on one topic. This serves those who just want a few facts: what the room shows, and what is something interesting about it. If you want more, you can consult a booklet that tells the story of the room in greater detail including its prominent objects and what it would be like to
I had just returned to Nashville from Japan, where my husband was serving as an Air Force Officer, when my sister joined DAR. She asked me if I would like to join the DAR and I said, “Sure!!” (Now all you Genies are going to say "Oh, the Horrors" when I tell you that I joined DAR on a short form. All that I had to provide was my birth certificate, my marriage license and my sister’s National number, and I was in!) My chapter was so welcoming that at the first meeting I attended as a member, they asked me to be Junior Membership Chairman. I ordered Junior Membership items and sold them at the meetings. I remember thinking that all those pins the ladies were wearing were kind of like the
What am I doing sitting in the chair of the Corresponding Secretary General of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution? For someone who never imagined she would be a Chapter Regent, it is pretty amazing to have been elected, thirty years after joining, as the State Regent of Georgia and three years later, to a National Executive Officer position. Having worked with the DAR Store Staff for many years, I feel very much at home in this position working with Mrs. Carolie Walker, DAR Store Manager, and her staff of fabulous employees.
My appointments as DAR National School Tour Vice Chair for three Administrations; Chair, Continental Congress; Chair, President General’s