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Historic Preservation Education & Patriotism

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November 16, 2017
Denise Doring VanBuren, First Vice President General
Few experiences of my life have been as thrilling as representing our National Society in the ceremony staged by the National Park Service at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia to celebrate the planting of the first two of what will be 76 trees donated by the DAR to the...
November 16, 2017
Karon Jarrard, National Chair, Insignia Committee
We all love our DAR pins and that began almost immediately following our organization when the official Insignia was adopted by the National Board of Management (NBM) on May 26, 1891. Since the beginning, members have been encouraged to Wear it Proudly over the heart; to Guard it Carefully, by...
November 14, 2017
Carrie Blough, DAR Museum Associate Registrar/Assistant Curator
Among the thousands of items in the DAR Museum’s collection are more than 20 powder horns from early America. These gunpowder containers were made from cow horns and carried by soldiers, settlers and Native Americans in 18 th century America, both during war and at home. Some powder horns are...

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