National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Rebecca Parke Chapter
The Chapter was organized January 23, 1901 and received its charter June 5, 1901. Edith Cole Colville was the Organizing regent and she prepared the membership papers proving eligibility for the 25 charter members.
Rebecca Parke, for whom the Chapter is named was a member of a notable family of
patriots residing in
Ella Park Lawrence, the fourth Chapter Regent,
was a descendent of Rebecca Parke and was known as "the Mother of the
Illinois State Flag." Her accomplishment was having an Illinois
State Flag adopted and the culmination of a project she began in 1912
after attending Continental Congress in
of the Rebecca Parke Chapter, NSDAR, is
Chapter meetings are held September-June at 7pm-8:30pm with social time a half an hour before meeting time, unless otherwise noted in the yearbook.
If you would like to attend a meeting, or for further information about our chapter or membership, please contact:
Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Knox County Cemeteries
Rev. Jacob Gum
DAR Historical Markers Dedicated
USA Bicentennial plaque in Knox County Court House listing all known Revolutionary War Soldiers of the county.
Bicentennial constitution plaque and stone on the Knox county Court House lawn.
Fifty year commemoration of World War II plaque and stone on Knox County Court House lawn.
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