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Chapter Awards

The Nolachuckey Chapter, NSDAR,  Nolachuckey Daughters, and friends of the chapter have been recognized with awards and honors for many different reasons over the years. While we are unable to exhaustively list them all here, we are proud to present some of the highlights. The chapter and its Daughters continue to be recognized for historic preservation, education, and other service efforts.  We would love to have you join us in this work.

Mary Belle Purvis
Miss Purvis is recognized as the National Outstanding Junior Member at Continental Congress in Washington, D.C.

Miss Mary Belle Purvis

1965 • National Outstanding Junior

Mrs. Katherine Taylor Thornton presents Mrs. Sarah Tredway Webster with the NSDAR Conservation Medal. Mrs. Webster earned the medal for her efforts to improve the environment and for her work at Cedar Creek Learning Center.

Mrs. Sarah Tredway Webster

1995 • NSDAR Conservation medal

Elizabeth Tallent, History Chairman or the Nolachuckey Chapter, presents Mr. Richard Doughty with the NSDAR National History Award Medal
Mrs. Elizabeth Tallent, Chapter Historian, presents Mr. Doughty the DAR History Award Medal.

Mr. Richard Doughty

1998 • DAR History Award Medal

Nolachuckey Daughters at Old Harmony Cemetery
Miss Sherry Britton (left, Old Harmony Cemetery Chair) and Mrs. Marinella Garrett Charles (right, Chapter Regent) dedicate a stone listing the veterans buried at Old Harmony. Miss Britton also wrote a book detailing the appropriate placement and stories behind the many missing headstones in the cemetery.

Miss Sherry Britton

2005 • State Historic Preservation Award

Kathleen Cannon presents Carolyn Gregg with DAR History Award Medal
Mrs. Kathleen Cutshall Cannon (right, Chapter Historian) awards Mrs. Carolyn Smith Gregg the DAR History Award Medal.

Mrs. Carolyn Smith Gregg

2017 • DAR History Award Medal