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Additional links that may be helpful on your DAR journey.

National Links (NSDAR)

National Society - Daughters of the American Revolution

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution DAR eligibility

Request Information to Join DAR

Visit DAR Chapters in other States

Visit DAR Scholarships


Wisconsin Links (WSDAR)

Wisconsin Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Fort Winnebago Surgeons' Quarters 

Wisconsin Society Children of the Revolution 

Wisconsin Society Sons of the American Revolution

Other Links of Interest

National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

National Society - Children of the American Revolution

Schools that DAR helps support

Berry College - Mount Berry, Georgia

Hillside School, Inc. - Marlborough, Massachusetts

Kate Duncan Smith DAR Schools, Inc. -Grant, Alabama

Tamassee - Tamassee, South Carolina

Hindman Settlement, Inc.- Hindman, Kentucky 

 Crossnore SchoolCrossnore, North Carolina

Chemawa Indian School– Salem, OR

 Bacone CollegeMuskogee, OK

DAR Facts

Founded: October 11, 1890, incorporated 1896 by an Act of Congress

Mission: To promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism

Motto: God, Home, Country

Membership: 168,000 members, 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., International chapters in Australia, Austria,The Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. More than 836,000 women have joined the DAR since it was founded.

Management: Policy for the Society is made by the National Board of Management composed of the President General, 11 Executive Officers, 21 Vice Presidents General, and 53 State Regents. The National Board of Management meets six times a year at DAR Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Continental Congress: The DAR annual national meeting is named after the original Continental Congress that governed the American colonies. DAR Continental Congress attracts over 3,000 members to Washington, D.C., each summer.

Become a Member

Eligibility for Membership: Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible.

Ways to learn more about DAR membership:

1) Visit the DAR web site ( to read about steps to membership and to fill out a prospective membership form,

2) Talk to local DAR chapter members in your area,

3)E-mail inquiries to