Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters

at 1776 D St NW, Washington, 20006 United States

This is the official Facebook Page of the Daughters of the American Revolution! The DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical women’s volunteer service organization dedicated to promoting Historic Preservation, Education and Patriotism. This is the official Facebook page of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution! The DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical women’s volunteer service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is eligible to join the DAR, regardless of race, creed, religion or country of origin. Our 170,000 members are located in 3,000 chapters across the country and around the world. DAR Headquarters, located in Washington D.C., is one of the largest complexes of buildings in the world owned and maintained by women. Encompassing a full city block, the Headquarters buildings are home to the DAR Museum, DAR Library, Americana Collection, and our auditorium, DAR Constitution Hall. *Posting & Discussion Policy* This space is intended to be a forum for respectful discussion. Our page administrators reserve the right to moderate this forum at any time or remove any posts that are discriminatory, abusive, combative, political, inappropriate or inflammatory, and/or those that are in conflict with DAR National Policies. We also reserve the right to block users who repeatedly post such comments. To discuss any questions you may have about National Headquarters or National Board of Management policies or procedures, please write to: Office of the President General, NSDAR 1776 D St NW Washington, DC 20006 All correspondence is treated very seriously. Unfortunately, our offices to do not have the resources to respond to issues raised in this forum and will remove irrelevant posts.

Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters
1776 D St NW
Washington , DC 20006
United States
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Published Bergetta Monroe on 2016-05-14 13:00:42 GMT

DAR Member, Carolyn McColloch of the Austin Colony Chapter in Austin, TX, contributes to the Celebrate America! volunteer service initiative by playing in the Silver Strings Orchestra. The Orchestra of current and retired professionals plays familiar music to seniors in nursing homes in the Austin area. Learn more about Celebrate America! and members’ service projects here: www.dar.org/celebrateamerica

Published Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters on 2016-05-13 14:00:00 GMT

We are so thankful for wonderful donors like Systems Evolution, Inc. and the Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters. We couldn't do what we do without you!

Published The Crossnore School on 2016-05-13 13:30:02 GMT

Homeland security the focus at Palm Beach DAR luncheon

Published Palm Beach Daily News on 2016-05-15 17:54:46 GMT


Published Brenton Whitten on 2016-05-15 11:34:54 GMT

Thanks Sandra Floberg for putting me on the Tribute Page. It was a wonderful honor.

Published Jo Ann Roth Cooper on 2016-05-14 22:12:54 GMT

The Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters' Choctawhatchee Bay chapter will honor this Northwest Florida businessman during its next meeting. --- Crestview Area Chamber | Clemenza's At Uptown

Published Crestview Bulletin on 2016-05-14 20:55:48 GMT

I am doing research for a history of the Lockwood/St John/Cressy families of New England. Each family is chock full of Patriots, and most already have an Ancestor Number in the GRS, but some do not. One in particular was installed as a lieutenant in the Rhode Island militia on May 1st, 1784, but does not have a GRS Ancestor Number. He has no military record prior to that date. This made me curious. My basic question is: What are the date range service parameters and requirements in order to be bonafide as a Patriot?

Published Glen Audet on 2016-05-14 16:13:24 GMT

I received my number April 5, 2016 and still have not received my handbook or Certificate. I have called many times, leaving messages, emails and faxes. No one returns my calls or emails. Does anyone know how I can get my Certificate and Handbook? My Certificate means the world to me. Want to hang mine up, along side with my mother's. Any advise would be so very helpful.

Published Holli Holsaple Bush on 2016-05-12 02:26:54 GMT

We’ve been seeing a lot of comments and questions lately on Facebook from people wanting to know how to become a DAR member. To learn more about the process of joining DAR, check out: www.dar.org/membership. DAR is a thriving women’s service organization with more than 180,000 members and close to 3,000 chapters throughout the country and even in 13 foreign countries.

Published Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters on 2016-05-11 15:50:06 GMT

I am outraged that in our country, as great as it is, that an so-called American manufacturer would be allowed to create with the intent to sell "Terroist" toys to our children. A sad day indeed. http://www.someonesbones.com/blog/jihad-joe-isis-toys-draw-public-scrutiny/

Published Julie Cruise on 2016-05-10 18:34:27 GMT

Annual Daughters of the American Revolution awards ceremony at Genesis! #WeRGenesisSchools

Published The Genesis School on 2016-05-10 13:40:29 GMT

GEM Theatrics will be presenting our play about John and Abigail Adams, "My Dearest Friend" by Michigan playwright Mary G. Kron, for the 125 anniversary of the Sophie deMarchon Campau Chapter NSDAR on May 14, 2016. We're thrilled to take part in this event. "My Dearest Friend" is available to tour and we'd love to visit YOUR chapter! Like us on Facebook or visit our website: www.gemtheatrics.com.

Published GEM Theatrics on 2016-05-09 15:43:01 GMT

Thank you to the Daughters of the American Revolution for their continued support of Hillside School, and congratulations to all of the students who were recognized! More information about this long-standing partnership may be found here: hillsideschool.net/page.cfm?p=532 Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters

Published Hillside School on 2016-05-12 20:47:27 GMT

I received my number April 5, 2016 and still have not received my certificate or handbook. I have called, left many messages, emails and faxes and have not had any replies. It is heartbreaking, I really want my certificate. I plan to hang it up with my mother's. Does anyone have any advise on what I am to do now?

Published Holli Holsaple Bush on 2016-05-12 02:33:49 GMT

C-SPAN’s American History TV recently featured the DAR Museum exhibition “Remembering the American Revolution: 1776-1890” in its series American Artifacts. The two-part program features DAR Museum Director and Chief Curator Heidi Campbell-Shoaf giving a detailed tour through the exhibition. We would love for you to visit the exhibition in person, but if you can’t, these videos are the next best thing! www.dar.org/MuseumVideos

Published Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters on 2016-05-03 15:32:41 GMT

Did you know the DAR Library offers educational programs on Saturday’s each month? DAR Library Author Talks feature guest authors discussing their publications and Genealogy 101 lectures cover various popular genealogy topics. These events are held at our National Headquarters and are free and open to all! Check out the schedule and make your plans to attend: http://www.dar.org/library/library-events. If you aren’t able to make it to Headquarters, lectures are recorded and then posted on our website here: http://www.dar.org/library/online-library-lectures

Published Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters on 2016-05-09 15:13:06 GMT

Kin of Col John Hannum

Published Suzanne Hannum Galyon on 2016-05-08 06:37:16 GMT

My Mother in Law, Mrs. Shirley Workman Johnson, was a member of the DAR before her death. She was in charge of helping new applicants search for their genealogies. I inherited her collection of books regarding genealogies from New York and New England. I would like to know if anyone such as the Library in Washington DC or anyone local to Upstate NY would like to have this collection of books. They are a great resource and she would hate to have these texts go somewhere they would not be helpful to the DAR. My local library is not interested in taking them and would most likely either sell them in their book sale or throw them out. You can respond to me here or at stevenglapidus@gmail.com.

Published Steven LaPidus on 2016-05-06 01:25:28 GMT

#TBT This Sunday is Mothers’ Day! The Americana Collection is home to collections of family papers that offer glimpses into 19th century American motherhood. Check out these documents to learn what these relationships were like during this time period.

Published Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters on 2016-05-05 14:19:56 GMT

Hi!! I have been a member for over 30 years. I was able to join through my Great Aunt who was a member. I wish my grand daughter to join through my number. She is 20 years old. Is there a special form? Thank you!!

Published Diane Diehl on 2016-05-05 13:53:40 GMT

Found out I have a ancestor who was in the Revolutionary War LOTHROP, ELISHA Ancestor #: A071682 Notice: MORE ON BACK--SEE COMMENT (WHY?) Service: NEW HAMPSHIRE Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: 7-13-1714 NORWICH NEW LONDON CO CONNECTICUT Death: 7-2-1787 LEBANON GRAFTON CO NEW HAMPSHIRE Service Source: HAMMOND, DOCS RELATING TO TOWNS IN NH, TOWN PAPERS, VOL 12, PP 377-378 Service Description: 1) MEMBER OF COMMITTEE OF SAFETY

Published Tania Symonds on 2016-05-05 06:58:07 GMT

Hey Genealogists! Are you at the National Genealogical Society Family History Conference this week? Be sure to stop by our booth 510 to learn about Todays DAR and all of the genealogical resources we offer through our free GRS database! #genealogy #ngs2016gen

Published Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters on 2016-05-04 13:33:24 GMT

Looking forward to celebrating our 125th Continental Congress this summer. The rich history of DAR comes alive in the posts and videos below. Our founders remain an inspiration as we chart our future.

Published Donna Crisp on 2016-05-02 15:43:07 GMT

I am trying to gain membership into the Oxford, MS chapter of the DAR. I have a family member who was a drum and fife player in the Revolutionary war. I have found my lineage to him via Ancestory.com but don't know what to do from there. Here is the info on my lineage: John Shields (1740 - 1802) 6th great-grandfather John James 1772 Shields (1772 - 1839) son of John Shields William Francis Shields (1794 - 1850) son of John James 1772 Shields Jobe Solomon Shields (1833 - 1908) son of William Francis Shields John Richard Shields (1863 - 1942) son of Jobe Solomon Shields James W Shields (1884 - 1964) son of John Richard Shields Richard Shields (1907 - 1995) son of James W Shields Raymond Shields (1925 - 1979) son of Richard Shields Beverly Shields You are the daughter of Raymond Shields John Shields is my grandfather who was in the war. If anyone can tell me what to do from here thanks!!