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 18 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:
View and "like" our Facebook page @DCDAR1776 for more DCDAR news.
Julia Mancuso (Apline Ski Racing) is a four-time Olympian and won gold in the giant slalom at the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics. She had a career total of 36 World Cup podium finishes and 9 Olympic and World Championship medals. In 2011, Julia gave b...
Cammi Granato (Ice Hockey) was the captain of the U.S. women’s hockey team that won gold in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. In her 205 career games for the national team, she had 186 goals, 157 assists, and 343 points – the team’s...
Bonnie Blair (Speed Skating) is an Olympic champion and was the first American woman to win five gold medals in a single Winter Olympics. A U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame athlete, Bonnie set multiple world records during her career and was once the mo...
Meryl Davis (Ice Dancing) has won multiple Olympic medals, including gold for her performance with ice dancing partner Charlie White in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Off the ice, Davis has supported many charities, including Figure Skating in...