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Independence Hall Chapter
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Information for Prospective Members

star Eligibility for Membership

An applicant for membership must be at least 18 years of age. She must prove that she is a blood descendant from an ancestor who provided service in the cause of American independence. Acceptable service, in accordance with the NSDAR by-laws, generally includes service during the period from April 19, 1775 (Battle of Lexington) through November 26, 1783 (Withdrawal of British Troops from New York):
starSigners of the Declaration of Independence
star Military Service (Continental Army, local militia, etc.)
starCivil Service (state, county, or town official)
starPatriotic Service (members of patriotic assemblies, signers of Oath of Allegiance, etc.)

Prospective Members are welcome to attend any of the chapter's meetings and social events.
For further Information contact: Carol Maplesden

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