About Us

The Madisons of Montpelier Chapter

Charter Number 412

Organized in Orange, VA, 23 Sep 2003

Anne Hoffman Winn (Mrs. John W.), Organizing President



Use Angel Food Cake Mix; so simple to make and much less expensive.
6 cups whipped topping
2 envelopes of knox type plain gelatin
4 tbsp. cold water
1 cup boiling water
1  #2 can (large) crushed pineapple undrained
1 c. sugar
1  1/3 c. shredded coconut
3 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
Soften gelatin in cold water.
Add cold water and mix well and until melted.
Add sugar, pineapple, lemon juice; stir well and let set until syrupy.
Fold 4 c. whipped topping and cake which has been cut into small
pieces into gelatin/pineapple mixture.
Pour into 12 X 9 pan and chill overnight in refrigerator.
Spread remaining 2 cups whipped topping on top and sprinkle coconut over.


Mix together:
4 cooked and drained squash
1 c sour cream
1 can Cream of Chicken Soup
1 large grated carrot
1 small diced onion
Salt & Pepper to taste

Mis togther:
1 8oz. pkg. herb dressing mis
1/2 c melted margarine

Press 1/2 half of the dressing mixture into large sprayed casserole. Spoon mixture on top of dressing mixture. Sprinkle remaining dressing mixture over top. Bank at 350 for 20-25 minutes, or until squash in hot and browned, tenting, if necessary


Birthday Celebration of James Madison - Madison Cemetery, Montpelier




Members of The Madisons of Montpelier Chapter recently marked the graves of War of 1812 Veterans at the Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery in Crimora, Virginia on 4 November 2014.  Veterans graves that were marked were:  John Barger 1794 - 1845; Michael Coiner 1790 - 1864; Jacob Coyner 1789-1874; John Koiner 1792-1852; Philip Koiner 1776-1849; and Gabriel Stickley 1791-1856.

Prior to the marking, Nancy Sorrells gave a presentation on "Augusta County and the Forgotten War of 1812".  American Legion Post 340 presented colors and played taps.

Trinity Lutheran Church and Cemetery
Trinity Lutheran Church and Cemetery


Wreath Laying Ceremony Program March 2014


Left to right- Diane Bradshaw, Courtenay Stanley, Luvenia Rogers, Brenda Graves, Constance Paradiso and Pam Curtin.  Courtenay was representing the Montpelier DAR chapter and Luvenia was representing the Albemarle DAR chapter.  Not pictured is Sharon Steo.


        Apple Dapple Cake


3 eggs
1 ½ cups oil
2 cups sugar
3 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 ½ tsp soda
2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups apples, peeled and chopped
½ cup raisins
½ to 1cup nuts, your choice

Prepare tube pan by greasing with shorting and dusting with flour.
Set oven at 350 degrees.

Whisk or beat eggs until well mixed, add oil and mix.
Mix dry ingredients and stir in gradually, alternating with apples
Stir in vanilla, raisins and nuts.
Pour into pan: bake at 350 degrees 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cake pulls from sides of pan; (make sure cake is totally baked before removing from oven).


1/3 stick butter or margarine melted
Whisk in enough powdered sugar until desired consistency for glaze.
Add 2 tsp. vanilla

Recipe from Anne H. Winn’s mother; Birdine Moyers Hoffman
Copied 5 November 2013

Broccoli Salad

Combine in large bowl:
1 large head about 1 ½ lbs broccoli
1/3 cup red or sweet onion or 5 spring onions chopped
½c. raisins

6 slices bacon cooked, crumbled and reserved

Dressing: Mix together:
1 c. mayonnaise
2 Tbsp. vinegar
1/4c. sugar

Pour over vegetables, combine and refrigerate at least 2-3 hours.
Before serving, add crumbled bacon and mix all together gently.


Annual Meeting

Meetings: Four times a year - 1st Saturday of March; 1st Tuesday of May; 3rd Saturday of September; 1st Tuesday of November.

The National Society

Founded in 1892, the United States Daughters of 1812 is a non-profit women's service organization for descendants of patriots who aided the American cause in the War of 1812.  This website will hopefully give you the information you are seeking, whether you are currently a member of the U.S.D. of 1812, a prospective member, or you are trying to learn more about the U.S.D. of 1812. Please click on the links that are most relevant to you.


The War of 1812:
USS Constitution is being
issued as a Forever stamp. 
Click HERE to read about this.

This site updated on July 19, 2015

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