The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution
was founded in 1895 by Mrs. Daniel Lothrop better known as Margaret Sidney, NSDAR member
and author of the ďFive Little Peppers: series. It is the oldest patriotic organization for our young
Americans especially proud of their heritage.
Membership is open to anyone, birth to twenty-one, who can trace direct ancestry to a person who rendered aid to the cause of American Independence.
N.S.C.A.R. offers opportunities for young people to help conserve land, wildlife and natural resources. Better understand the values, work, and achievements in the continuing developments of the U.S.A. Knowing our government through government studies programs, meeting other young people from all across the country and exchange ideas. Meeting and activities are carefully planned for all ages.
Members participate in electing society officers, plan local meetings and activities. Work with local DAR and SAR societies, who provide senior leadership. C.A.R. meetings are held once a month from September through February. N.S.C.A.R. State Conferences are held in March, with a National Conference in Washington, D.C. each April.
The National Society publishes a C.A.R. Magazine quarterly. State and local societies publish their own newsletters. The National Society operates itís own museum at National Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
National Society of the Children of the American Revolution
1776 D Street, Northwest
Washington, D.C. 20006
Local contacts: Elizabeth Calhoun, C.A.R. Senior Society Registrar - firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also view upcoming local CAR events by going to Washingtons Crossing CAR