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Membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution honors and preserves the legacy of your patriot ancestor. Over two hundred years ago, American Patriots fought and sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today. As a member of DAR, through participation in the Society's various programs and activities, you can continue this legacy by actively supporting historic preservation, promotion of education, and patriotic endeavor.
DAR members are educators, students, professionals, mothers, historians, genealogists, and homemakers who take an active role in their communities promoting our objectives of patriotism, education, and historic preservation. With almost 3,000 chapters throughout the world, and with almost 170,000 members, we are one of the largest women's organizations in the world.
Membership in the NSDAR is open to women eighteen years of age and older who can prove lineal, blood descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence. Documentation must be provided for each statement of birth, marriage, and death.
Admission to membership in the NSDAR is either by invitation through a chapter in
your State Society (or Unit Overseas) or as a Member-
The National Society reserves the right to determine the acceptability of all service and proof thereof. The National Society accepts service, with some exceptions, for the period between April 19, 1775, the Battle of Lexington, and November 26, 1783, the withdrawal of British Troops from New York. Please visit the NSDAR page concerning eligibility requirements.