Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

October 5, 2019
I am so pleased to introduce to you one of our newest DAR members: Amy Dickinson, National Number 1000000 . Watch this introductory video here Some of you may know of Amy from her nationally syndicated advice column, “Ask Amy,” which is carried in more than 150 newspapers across the country 365 days a year,...
October 1, 2019
We are almost there! It is an honor for me to announce that the National Society will reach a historic milestone this Saturday, October 5, when we officially surpass ONE MILLION MEMBERS who have joined our organization since its 1890 founding! As you may know, the National Board of Management officially votes on the newest DAR...
September 30, 2019
As part of our VanBuren Administration’s emphasis on recognizing the men and women who achieved American independence, chapters are urged to conduct an annual Memorial Service honoring the Patriots of the American Revolution. Though these short devotions may occur at any time, they are especially requested to be included within regular meetings conducted during the month of November, as we give...
September 27, 2019
Want a taste of Hawaii? This October the DAR Museum welcomes a traveling play called My Name is `Ōpūkaha`ia . It follows the life of Henry ʻŌpūkahaʻia, a young Hawaiian who came to the United States in 1808 for a promotional speaking tour. Henry became involved in gaining support for an international...
September 25, 2019
It is the highest honor to visit with Daughters across the country, absorbing their energy and sharing with them the goals of our new administration. September 19-21 found me doing just that while enjoying the 119 th State Conference of the Michigan Daughters in beautiful Lansing. And I do mean enjoying! These Great Lakes Daughters are both welcoming and inspiring. I wish that space allowed me to...
September 23, 2019
DAR Service for Veterans Committee has exciting news. NSDAR has officially become a Corporate Sponsor of Wreaths Across America (WAA). Our sponsorship is specifically meant to help fund the Wreaths Across America Education Trailer. What’s that, you didn’t know WAA has a Mobile Education Exhibit? Let’s begin with an overview of what Wreaths Across America is and what they do. WAA was founded 25...
September 20, 2019
Let’s Rise and Shine in Service to America! Meaningful community service has played a central role in DAR’s mission since our Society’s founding in 1890. DAR Founder Eugenia Washington said, “We want a society founded on service.” The Service to America Committee is focused on demonstrating...
September 18, 2019
What a special day it was yesterday as we celebrated Constitution Day, during Constitution Week, in Constitution Hall welcoming 1,001 new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony. The DAR teamed up with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to host this special naturalization ceremony. While DAR Headquarters has been host to a number of USCIS naturalization...
September 17, 2019
We the people are celebrating the 232 nd year of the United States Constitution this week. The Constitution’s 4,440 words were framed (written) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787 by the six founding fathers; George Washington, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton, for a population of four million. It is heartwarming to know that in its original...
September 12, 2019
Your DAR Genealogy Team was excited that the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ 2019 National Conference was held right here in Washington, D.C., this year! As far as we know, none of the large genealogy conferences have ever been held in the District, so this was a great opportunity for DAR to send several of our newest...

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