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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As a part of the NSDAR Golden Jubilee project, each state was asked to plant “penny pines” to promote #historicpreservation. #DCDAR maintains a penny pines forest in the Conway-Robinson Memorial State Forest. This portion of the forest has bee...
The DAR Special Projects Grants Program provides grant funding to support projects exemplifying the organization's mission areas, including #historicpreservation. #DCDAR’s Richard Arnold Chapter recently sponsored a grant for the Oak Hill Cemete...
Historical Preservation comes alive through the restoration of the Anacostia River. DC Daughters work with the Anacostia Watershed Society to foster and plant native plants to bring the river back to swimmable quality by 2025. #HistoricPreservatio...
There are several awards given by DAR to recognize and promote the historic preservation work of individuals and organizations. In 2016, #DCDAR was honored to present Leslie Buhler of Tudor Place Historic House and Garden with the NSDAR Historic P...