DCDAR Welcomes You!
Interested in getting involved in your community? Come join the 1,100 District of Columbia Daughters who are making a difference by serving their community and country through encouraging historic preservation, supporting education, and promoting patriotism.
The District of Columbia State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DCDAR) is a multigenerational women's volunteer service organization, with more than a third of its membership under forty. If you can trace your lineage to a patriot of the American Revolution, we would be honored to have you join us as a member of one of our 17 chapters in the District of Columbia State Society. Find out more about Membership here.
Enjoy exploring our website and we look forward to hearing from you.
Janet McFarland, State Regent 2016-2018
State Regent 2016-2018
What We Do
Fostering good citizenship and welcoming new citizens at naturalization ceremonies;
Educating our youth and promoting literacy;
Providing continual stewardship of the District of Columbia boundary stones, our nation’s first national monuments; and
honoring and supporting veterans.
Any woman 18 years of age or older, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR.
We look forward to welcoming you as
an active member of DCDAR!
Our Mission Areas:
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Our Project Patriot committee created these #Thanksgiving meal baskets with items donated by #DCDAR chapters. They will be delivered to active duty military that are spending the holiday in DC and away from their families. #todaysDAR #military #pa...
Martha Washington Chapter, DCDAR, the third DC chapter, was organized February 23, 1893. They organized a Junior DAR group, the first of its kind in DC. In the 1930s Martha’s birthplace was identified as Chestnut Grove, VA and the chapter dedica...
State Regent Janet McFarland: "One of the many things I like about DCDAR is the opportunity to meet women that I would not meet normally in my everyday life. The diversity of careers, interests, and ages is amazing and inspiring." Make sure to lik...