Daughters of the America Revolution

The organization was founded in 1890 with the simple mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. These timeless, principles keep the Daughters of the America Revolution strong and vitally relevant in this ever changing world.

DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history and securing America's future through education. The DAR has surpassed ONE MILLION members in 3,000 chapters across the world. These vibrant, active women are the heart of the organization. The grassroots work of DAR volunteers promotes the organization's objectives of historic preservation, education and patriotism.

DAR members are women a lot like you, who come from diverse backgrounds and have a variety of interests. Their common bond is their lineal descent from patriots of the American Revolution any woman, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove this lineage is eligible to join.

Women who invest time and service within the community. They are are devoted to educating our youth and want to preserve our past for future generations. Women who want to honor and preserve the legacy of our patriot ancestors.

Women who indorse learning about American history, and researching genealogy. Women who support local community service projects, share in family DAR traditions and participating in commemorative events.

 Today's DAR