Welcome to the
The Old Dominion Chapter is the oldest chapter in Virginia. We were organized
in 1892 with Mrs. James H. Dooley, of Richmond, serving as the first
regent. We are a diverse group of women ranging in ages from 20s to 90s.
We share a common bond in that an ancestor(s) served as a patriot in the
Revolutionary War. We desire to learn more about that time period including
We are also involved in community projects with students, veterans, and
new citizens in the Richmond area. We take field trips to historical sites
within about a 100-mile radius of Richmond.
Our meetings are held the second Saturday of the month. Refreshments are
at 1 pm. and the meeting begins at 1:30 pm. Our main project is the
Annual Wreath Laying held in February at the Houdon Statue of George
Washington in the Rotunda of the Virginia State Capitol. Good Citizen Awards
are given to a student from each of the eight area high schools that we
sponsor. During the awards ceremony, the colors are presented by Honor Guards
from local high schools. Other activities occur during this ceremony. This
ceremony is open to the public and is well
Vice Regent: Cheryl Billingsley
Secretary: Sandra Bergman
Secretary: Rebekah Fleury
Treasurer: Stacy Wajciechowski
Registrar: Sue Turpin
Historian: Beverly Alexander
Librarian: Sarah Stinnett
Annual wreath laying ceremony in Richmond, Virginia
Old Dominion Chapter's 120th Birthday Celebration
Fellowship at the George Washington Birthday Luncheon
ODC dedicated a stone to Revolutionary War Patriot
Sgt James Vaughn and enjoyed a beautiful day at Shockoe Hill Cemetery.
We love supporting our active duty troops
through Project Patriot.