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Abigail Fillmore Chapter, NSDAR, was organized in 1925, and is named for the first wife of Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, an illustrious Buffalo resident. The chapter gavel is made from a newel post in the Fillmore mansion  that formerly stood on Buffalo’s Franklin Street. Unfortunately, Abigail Fillmore, an  intelligent and educated woman, is one of our nation’s most obscure First Ladies.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is a non-profit and non-political service organization,  dedicated to preserving our nation’s history and heritage, and to promoting patriotism, and education. There are approximately 3,000 chapters in the United States and abroad, and membership stands at more than 178,000. The New York State Organization has 132 chapters.

Membership in the DAR is open to any woman eighteen years of age or older who can prove lineal bloodline descent, from an ancestor who assisted in achieving American independence.  Information on membership can be obtained from Member Services, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1776 D Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006-5392, (202) 628-1776, or by contacting Abigail Fillmore Chapter.

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