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Eligibility for Membership

Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage, and death.

Admission to membership in the NSDAR begins by contacting us. No chapter may discriminate against an applicant based on race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic. She is accepted as a member of the National Society by the action of the National Board of Management. A DAR member is first a member of the National Society and through her chapter and state organization, she contributes her service to the collective strength and progress of the National Society Daughter of the American Revolution.


NSDAR has approximately 190,000 members in 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.; and International.


NSDAR International chapters are located in Australia, Austria, The Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France Germany, Guam, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. 


More than 1,000,000 women have joined the DAR since it was founded.



Acceptable Service

The National Society reserves the right to determine the acceptability of all service and proof thereof. The National Society accepts service, with some exceptions, for the period between April 19, 1775, (Battle of Lexington) and November 26, 1783, (withdrawal of British troops from New York). For a complete list of acceptable service please visit the DAR website.

You may contact us with any inquiries regarding our organization or membership.

C.A.R. Member signing her DAR application

Do you think you may have an ancestor that was an 

American Revolutionary Patriot?


Come to our free workshops, hosted by our genealogy volunteers.

3rd Wednesday of each month

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Contact us for more information.

Volunteers from our chapter will introduce you to resources that can assist you in

your search for the documents to prove lineage to your Patriot ancestor.


Once you have obtained and printed the necessary documents,

our volunteers will assist in the proper preparation and documentation of

new member application papers to be sent to National for approval.

For more information about our workshops or joining DAR please contact us:

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