What is the DAR?

THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IS A NONPROFIT, NONPOLITICAL WOMEN’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO PROMOTING HISTORIC PRESERVATION, EDUCATION, AND PATRIOTISM.

DAR FACTS

Founded: October 11, 1890
Incorporated: 1896 by an Act of Congress
Objectives: Historic Preservation, Education, Patriotism
Motto: God, Home, and Country
Membership:
  • 185,000 members
  • 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • International chapters in Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Guam, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom
  • More than 950,000 women have joined the DAR since it was founded
Eligibility: Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution.

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