National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Kishwaukee Trail Chapter

Woodstock Illinois




The Daughters of the American Revolution is a volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history and securing America's future through better education.

Ready to discover your story? We’re here to help.

Volunteer genealogists from the Kishwaukee Trail Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will offer assistance to those wishing to trace their American ancestors or Revolutionary War patriots.



Woodstock Public Library

414 Judd St.

Woodstock, IL

Ist Saturday of month

 10 am – Noon


Jan 4, 2014

Feb 1, 2014

Mar1, 2014

Apr5, 2014

May3, 2014

Jun 7, 2014

Jul 5, 2014

Aug 2, 2014

Sep 6, 2014

Oct 4, 2014

Nov1, 2014

Dec 6 2014




Ella Johnson Memorial Library

109 S State St

Hampshire, IL

3rd Saturday of month

 Noon – 2 pm


Jan 18, 2014

Feb 15, 2014

Mar15 2014

Apr19 2014

May17, 2014

Jun 21, 2014

Jul 19, 2014

Aug 16, 2014

Sep 20, 2014

Oct 18, 2014

Nov15, 2014

Dec21 2014


More Information


“Our Flag”




Prospective members are welcome to attend our meetings. Please contact us for location.

Chapter Meeting Agenda

9:50 - 10:00 Social Time

10:00 - 11:00 Chapter Meeting

11:00 - 11:30 Program


Each Regular meeting includes devotions, patriotic exercises, President General’s Message (current DAR Magazine) and a three-minute National Defense report.


Aug 24, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Membership

Sat Program: “DAR 101”

Location: Woodstock Public Library,

414 Judd St., Woodstock

New, Pending, Prospective or Active members are invited to this DAR Orientation to learn more about our Society.


Sep 16, 2013 @ 10:00 am Chapter Meeting

Mon Program: “Police Laws and the Constitution”

Speaker: Andrew Zinke, Undersheriff, McHenry County

Location: 1776 Restaurant

Constitution Week Posters Proclamation Exhibit; Remember

Patriot Day (9/11)


Oct 26, 2013 @ 10 a.m. Chapter Meeting (C.A.R. and DAR)

Sat Program: “Military Dogs”

Speaker: Terry Benshoof, Ret.

Presentation: “War Dogs Making it Home”

Speaker: Callah McLoed, C.A.R. State President

The Illinois C.A.R. project is “War Dogs Making it Home”


Nov 18, 2013 @ 10 a.m. Chapter Meeting

Mon Program: “Our DAR Ties”

Speaker: Pamela Petersen Bork, State Regent

Luncheon: Pot Luck Luncheon


Nov 25, 2013 @ 11:00 a.m.

Come join us and get in the holiday spirit!! We will be decorating a Christmas tree at the Woodstock Opera House for the Annual Christmas Tree Walk. We need helpers to craft items for the tree.


Dec 8, 2013 American Heritage Event

11:30 pm – Lunch (order off the menu)

The Public House Restaurant

2:00 pm - “A Christmas Carol”

Woodstock Opera House


Jan 20, 2014 @ 10:00 am Chapter Meeting

Mon Program: “RevelationGolf

Speaker: Donna Strum, Executive Director


Feb 17, 2014 @ 10:00 pm Chapter Meeting

Program “Civil War”

Speaker: Marta Vincent


Feb 22, 2014 - Flag Event

Crystal Lake Girl Scout Service Unit

Program: “The Flag of the U.S.”


Mar 1, 2014 @ 3 – 5 pm Women’s History Event

Sat Arapaho Girl Scout Service Unit, McHenry

Program: “Outstanding Women in History: U CAN 2”

Location: McHenry Middle School


Mar 9, 2014 @ 2 pm Education Event

Sun Program: “DAR Good Citizens and Student Awards”

Speakers: Pamela Althoff, Illinois Senator and

Teri-Ellen Rogers, State Chairman


Mar 15, 2014 @ 10 am Chapter Meeting

Program: “Women's History Month”

Speaker: Elizabeth Johnson

TO BRING: Costume Jewelry for Hindemann School


Apr 21, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m. Chapter Meeting

Program: "Native Trees and Shrubs"

Speaker: Meredith Tucker, Master Gardener

Location: Home State Bank

Hostesses: Lynda Wisinski (W), Nancy Willis (P)

Presentation of NSDAR Conservation Medal


May 17, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m. Chapter Annual Meeting

Program: “100 Years of Mothers Day:

Celebrating the Mothers of Our Presidents”

Location: McHenry Country Club, 820 N John St, McHenry

Regent’s Annual Report, Installation of Officers


For more information

please contact us.


Created programing for the Girl Scouts.  “Outstanding American Women: U Can 2”



Planting of trees in McHenry County