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"God, Home & Country"


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2016-2019
National Theme:

"Moving Forward in
Service to America"



Welcome to the
Maria Sanford Chapter
of the
Daughters of the American Revolution

Minneapolis, Minnesota



2017 - 2019

Minnesota State Theme:
Be an angel - guard  DAR Historical Markers 

Minnesota State Project:
Restoring Minnesota DAR 
Historical Markers
 

Bible Verse: 
For He has given his 
angels charge over you 
to guard you in all 
your ways.
 

Psalms 91:11




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Maria Sanford

Maria Sanford was the first woman professor in the United States.

She taught at the University of Minnesota for twenty nine years as Professor of Rhetoric and Elocution.

Her statue stands in the Hall of Fame in the United States Capitol for Minnesota as one of two allowed for each state.

She was involved in Women’s Suffrage and is commemorated at the Women’s Suffrage Monument at the Minnesota Capitol.


Photo by Patty Arndt

 


Meetings

The Maria Sanford Chapter meets the
Second Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

Members come from all over the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Date: Time: Program:

April  8, 2017

9:30 A.M.

National Parks; Honoring Good Citizen

May 13, 2017

9:30 A.M.

Historic Fabrics

June 10, 2017

9:30 A.M.

Conservation

July 8, 2017

9:30 A.M. Literacy in the Classroom

August 12, 2017

9:30 A.M. Historic House Tour

September 9, 2017

9:30 A.M.

Immigration to the USA

October 14, 2017

9:30 A.M.

19th Amendment

November 11, 2017

9:30 A.M WWI Soldier Story

December 9, 2017

9:30 A.M.

Musical Program/
Annual Meeting

Click here to request information about our
next meeting or to send us a message.


Membership

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR):

~ The largest women's patriotic organization in the world ~
~ Over 165,000 members, with 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and 12 countries ~


We welcome women who want to participate in
the historical, educational, and patriotic activities of the DAR.

Membership in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is
a unique opportunity to establish lineage and heritage as a descendant of a patriot
of the Revolutionary War. Volunteering through the DAR is an effective way to
honor our patriot ancestors, recognize their roles in establishing the
United States of America, and carry forth their purpose of American freedom.

Information
We are delighted to answer questions about the DAR or patriot lineage.

Criteria
Prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence;
document each statement of birth, marriage, and death in the lineal line;
document the ancestor's patriotic service in the Revolutionary War; and
be a minimum of 18 years of age.


Accepted Service of Patriots

19 April 1775 - 26 November 1783
(Battle of Lexington - withdrawal of British troops from New York)

Revolutionary War service also includes being a signer of the Declaration of Independence,
or someone who performed civil service duties or provided patriotic service.

To find out more about these different types of service,
visit the National DAR Website for a list of all the
acceptable types of Revolutionary War service.