General Marion's Brigade Chapter, NSDAR

Our chapter organized Oct. 24, 1999. We are "headquartered" in Moncks Corner, Berkeley County, South Carolina. We strive to preserve our American Heritage through Patriotism, Historic Preservation and Education. We welcome new members. We meet about every second Saturday between September and May at 10:00 AM at a pre-announced location. Several of our meetings incorporate fields trips to one of our many historical sites.

Song of Marion's Men

by William Cullen Bryant

OUR band is few but true and tried,

Our leader frank and bold;

The British soldier trembles

When Marion's name is told.

History of Our Chapter

The General Marion's Brigade Chapter was organized in 1999 in Moncks Corner, SC. We have sponsored the Junior American Citizens, American History Essay Contests, Good Citizens Awards, and JROTC Medals. We have installed a new SC Historical Marker and donated to the repairing and /repainting of existing ones. We have encourag landowners to preserve significant historical sites and aid projects such as the Francis Marion Trail Commission. Click
Francis Marion Trail The St. James Goose Creek Chapel of Ease is a new project for us. Click
Chapel of Ease We are located in Berkeley County, the stomping grounds of the Swamp Fox, Brigadier General Francis Marion. We are the local representative of the South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution.

The American's Creed

I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, and for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic, a sovereign nation of many sovereign states; a perfect union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice, and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes. I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it; to support its constitution; to obey its laws; to repect its flag; and to defend it against all enemies.

Preamble to the U.S. Constitution

We the People of the United States , in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution of the United States of America.

NSDAR History

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) was founded on October 11, 1890. Over 800,000 members have joined. Our Objectives : Historical - to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; Educational - to carry out the injunction of President Washington in his farewell address to the American people, "to promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge, thus developing an enlightened public opinion..."; and Patriotic - to cherish, maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, to foster true patriotism and love of country, and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.

General Francis Marion Memorial Day

The South Carolina State Senate passed a bill sponsored by the late Senator William C. Mescher that recognized February 27th as General Francis Marion Memorial Day. The bill was signed into law by South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford May 2, 2007. General Marion's Brigade Chapter of the South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution presented a wreath at the tomb of Francis Marion in Pineville, SC. Marion was laid to rest on Belle Isle Plantation owned by his brother. Every year on February 27th, our chapter conducts a wreath ceremony at Marion's tomb.

Please contact us, to learn more about our group. Click on  "This page belongs to"  link below to send an email. 

God, Home, and Country!

Here are some of our favorite websites:


SCDAR (http://scdar.org)
NSDAR (http://www.dar.org)
Chapter Photos (http://GeneralMarionsBrigade.tripod.com)
South Carolina's Front Door


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