National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, founded in 1890
and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a volunteer women's service
organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American
history, and securing America's future through better education for
the most inclusive lineal society in the country, DAR boasts 168,000
members in 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally.
in the Society provides many opportunities to cherish our American
heritage, to preserve family and local histories, to promote the
celebration of our national holidays, to support our national defense,
and to form friendships with others who share our love of God, Home,
Objectives of the Society:
Historic Preservation -- to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence.
Promotion of Education -- to carry out the injunction of Washington in
his farewell address to the American people, "to promote, as an
objective of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion
of knowledge, thus developing an enlightened public opinion."
Patriotic Endeavor -- to cherish, maintain, and extend the institutions
of American freedom, to foster true patriotism and love of country, and
to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.
applicant for membership shall be no less than 18 years of age and
shall prove lineal, blood line descent from an ancestor who, through
military, civil, or patriotic service, aided in achieving American
Independence. For further details about eligibility, additional
information about types of civil or patriotic service, and/or becoming
a member of NSDAR, please go to the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Those interested in learning more about our Chapter and its activities may contact our Chapter Registrar by e-mail. Registrar
You may visit the web site of DAR of Michigan by clicking here >> MSDAR