With more than 100 years of tradition, over 850,000 members admitted since its
founding, a vast array of service work, an historic National Headquarters building with
extraordinary collections, and countless activities taking place locally, nationally, and
globally, there is much to learn about the Daughters of the American Revolution.

The organization was founded in 1890 with the simple mission of promoting historic
preservation, education, and patriotism. These timeless, overarching principles keep
the DAR strong and vitally relevant in this ever-changing world.

This nonprofit, nonpolitical volunteer women's service organization is dedicated to
promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future
through better education. The Society consists of nearly 168,000 members in 3,000 chapters
across the world. These vibrant, active women are the heart of the organization.
Today's DAR
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

DAR provides the opportunity to...

contribute to important service projects
honor and preserve the legacy of patriot ancestors
make lifelong friends
participate in unique social and service-oriented programs within your community
be involved in a variety of programs that provide something for everyone
gain valuable leadership experience
establish a network of contacts in your community and all over the world.
Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an
ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR.
She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage, and death, as
well as of the Revolutionary War service of her patriot ancestor.

DAR volunteers at Coushatti Trace can provide guidance and assistance with the
application process. Admission to membership in the National Society is through a
chapter or as a member-at-large.

Don't know where to start? Contact our chapter registrar by clicking on the link below. She will
be able to guide you through the application process.
For more information concerning the Coushatti Trace Chapter or
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution E-MAIL our chapter.
Web hyperlinks to non-DAR sites are not the responsibility of the NSDAR, the state organizations, or individual DAR chapters.
Last Updated July 15, 2013
We the People
of the United States of America

Coushatti Trace Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Willis, Texas
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