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The DAR was founded
in 1890 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. It is a non-profit,
non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to
promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing
America's future through better education for children.
DAR members volunteer millions of service hours annually in their local
communities -- including supporting active duty military personnel, veterans and
veteran patients, awarding thousands of dollars in
scholarships and financial aid each year to students, and supporting
schools for underserved children with annual donations exceeding one
As one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the country, DAR
boasts 177,000 members in 3,000 chapters across the United States and
internationally. 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 is eligible for membership.
Princess Sehoy Chapter was organized on June 19, 1934, at Woodward,
Alabama. The chapter was named for American Indian Princess Sehoy of the Muskogee
Nation, Tribe of the Wind. She married Captain Marchand, a Frenchman
who was Commandant of Fort Toulouse in Alabama, in the early 1700s. Her
early descendants played a significant part in American history.
We invite you to explore our web site and to learn more about DAR and about the Princess Sehoy Chapter.
DAR Motto: "God, Home and Country"