August 2018 Archives

August 15, 2018

The newly renovated Museum Gallery is spacious, bright and modern, but what was the gallery like before these changes?  How has the exhibition of the collection evolved over the years?  While a collection of souvenirs of the Revolution was envisioned from the beginning of the organization, its permanent home has moved, grown, and improved.

At first, items donated to the Society were... Read More

August 8, 2018

The staff of the DAR Library are pleased to be able to promote education in librarianship and the preservation of historical records by offering internships each year to college students who are interested in pursuing a career in Library Science or Archival Studies.  These interns assist us with various special projects including processing and digitization of manuscript or textual files,... Read More

August 1, 2018

When walking through a room, few of us think about the floor unless it develops structural or cosmetic problems. Since its installation in 1999, the O’Byrne Gallery floor had seen better days . The old floor consisted of straight cut white oak, stained and veneered over plywood, commonly called laminate flooring. Its dark stain... Read More

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