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:
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While you may only be a member of one chapter, Daughters have the opportunity to become associate members of up to two chapters per state and any of the Units Overseas. As an associate, you can participate in chapter meetings and events, and recei...
Written by William Tyler Page, the American's Creed is a key element of the opening ritual of all official DAR meetings. The American’s Creed was a result of a nationwide search for a National Creed that would summarize the American political fa...
DAR members are direct lineal descendants of the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. Qualifying ancestors can be male or female, but must have aided the cause of American independence (aid extends beyond military s...
The State Regent is the chief executive officer of the State Society. In DC, the State Regent serves a two year term and is responsible for presiding over all business meetings of the State Society. #TodaysDAR #DCDAR #DAR101