February 2018 Archives

February 26, 2018

Remember how excited you were as you were about to become a new member of our Society?  As prospective members discover their ancestors and anticipate becoming Daughters, a prolonged wait for required evidence for their applications - or a letter requesting additional information – can really discourage them, and you.

In 1961, the DAR Continental Congress authorized the Lineage Research... Read More

February 22, 2018

Two weeks ago I invited Daughters like you to be a part of something truly different, a unique fundraising appeal in support of the President General’s Project. In this appeal, along with your donation to complete the funding for the Phase Two Renovations in DAR Constitution Hall, I am... Read More

February 20, 2018

Friends are often the reason so many of us continue our work with the Daughters of the American Revolution. Our mission is certainly at the forefront of our involvement, but it is always rewarding to get together. Sunday, January 28, the Washington, D.C., Daughters arranged to host a dessert reception honoring ... Read More

February 15, 2018

One hundred twenty years ago today, the United States armored cruiser naval ship USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor killing approximately 260 of the 355 sailors on board. The ship was on a mission to protect American citizens in Cuba caught up in the Cuban struggle for independence from Spain, which had begun in 1895. Although no one could prove Spain was behind the attack, the... Read More

February 12, 2018

Dust hangs in the air at the end of the day in our soon-to-be changing exhibit and study galleries. This dust means progress. It’s generated by cleaning up after hours of hanging gypsum board and mixing plaster. Months of planning finally segued to construction in October 2017, by first removing layers of past remodeling efforts and then beginning work on the new. When finished, the new... Read More

February 7, 2018

Arriving at the Denver airport in a snow flurry, I gladly scrunched my long winter coat into the suitcase before I checked in for my flight to Nassau, Bahamas. The Commonwealth actually consists of 700 islands and stretches over 5,000 square miles in the Atlantic Ocean. The Chapter arranged for me to be personally met by a representative from the Tourism Bureau who whisked me through customs... Read More

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