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The Daughters of the American Colonists is a lineage society dedicated to patriotism, education, and historic preservation. We are also about friendship and community service. This website is designed to tell you about our state organization and encourage your participation. Please come inside to learn more about the Washington State Society. We have gathered information that you should find informative and interesting.

Our members are all descendants of a man or woman who rendered patriotic or civil service to the American Colonies prior to 4 July 1776. Perhaps you have a Colonial ancestor in your family as well! While we are a lineage organization, we are also a service organization. Washington Daughters are active throughout their communities promoting Patriotism, Education, and Historic Preservation.

Our National Theme is "Working together to promote lifelong learning." My project for our state is to create a permanent exhibit highlighting the story of a local WW I and WW II aviation family: World War I pilot, Arthur A. Nordhoff, and his World War II Women’s Airforce Service Pilot daughter, Nancy Nordhoff Dunnam.

To learn more about the National Society, follow the link above to NSDAC. If you are interested in membership, please contact the chapter nearest you, or our State Registrar.

As Washington State Regent and on behalf of the Washington State Daughters, welcome to our website.

Penny Genise
Washington State Regent

Objects of the National Society

The object of this Society shall be Patriotic, Historical and Educational;
  • to make research as to the history and deeds of the American colonists and to record and publish the same;

  • to commemorate deeds of colonial interest; to inculcate and foster love of America and its institutions by all its residents;

  • to obey its laws and venerate its Flag - the emblem of its power and civic righteousness.

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