Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

February 4, 2019
At the beginning of this Administration I asked each of the Executive Officers and National Parliamentarian to write a blog post to introduce themselves to the membership and share a bit about what their role would be. As we are nearing the end of the Administration, I’ve asked them to reflect on their favorite experiences and memories over the past three years. First up will be the National...
February 1, 2019
The United States Semiquincentennial Commission, established in July 2016, is tasked with facilitating nationwide plans to observe our nation’s 250 th anniversary in 2026. Over the next eight years, this body will play a central role in shaping the anniversary narrative on a national level. Eight members of Congress, 16 private citizens and 9 federal officials, including the Secretary of State,...
January 29, 2019
On January 22, 2019, an updated version of the PDF membership application form was made available on the Members’ Website. There was a members announcement about the update posted and chapter...
January 25, 2019
Delegates to the 127 th Continental Congress enthusiastically endorsed the DAR Pathway of the Patriots as another meaningful gift to the nation in preparation for our Nation’s Semiquincentennial celebration in 2026. This project affords DAR members, chapters, state societies and the public the opportunity to...
January 23, 2019
A few years ago, the DAR Archives was entrusted with a wonderful gift – the personal and professional papers of its 17th President General, Sarah Corbin Robert . The DAR President General from 1938 to 1941, Sarah Corbin Robert was the organization’s leader during an especially vibrant period in American...
January 18, 2019
This stunning table lamp is a recent addition to the DAR Museum collection. The famous Philadelphia lighting manufacturer Cornelius and Co. manufactured this between 1846 and 1851. It is made out of brass, marble and cut glass...
January 15, 2019
Every time I look at the Service to America ticker on the DAR Website and see that the hours for the 2018 year are totaling close to 4 million, I am amazed and so proud of the dedication that DAR members have demonstrated through meaningful community service. Many members are still entering their 2018 service activities in the...
December 28, 2018
With 2018 coming to an end, I thought it would be interesting to take look back at all DAR has accomplished this year. As I was putting together this list, it’s amazing to think that this is just what has been done on our National level, it doesn’t include all of the incredible work DAR members are doing in their states and chapters every day. DAR’s reach extends around the world. Take a look at...
December 24, 2018
I hope you all have been enjoying this holiday season. I am looking forward to spending Christmas with my family and I hope you all are also able to enjoy this special day with your loved ones. For those near and far who are serving our country and not able to be with their families during the holidays, we send them extra love this time of year. During this season of giving, I am so grateful for...
December 19, 2018
The DAR Library has been working on ramping up online resources available both from home and from on-site at DAR headquarters. One recent achievement is the new online Library catalog ! Our new catalog is now available at library....

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