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Milwaukee Chapter

National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution

Milwaukee, WI 

Special Events  

January 1
New Years Day

January 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

March 17
St. Patrick's Day 

Last Monday in May
Memorial Day   

June 14
Flag Day

July 4
Independence Day

September 17 - 23
Constitution Week

October 9
NSDAR Day of Prayer

First Tuesday in November
Election Day

November 11
Veterans Day

November 11-17
National Veterans Awareness Week

November 24-30
National Bible Week

December 7
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

December 25
Christmas Day


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