Welcome to the Anthony Wayne Chapter NSDAR
Anthony Wayne is one of 22 Minnesota State Society Daughters of the American Revolution chapters and one of over 3,000 National Society Daughters of the American Revolution chapters (NSDAR or DAR) in 50 states as well as 14 foreign countries.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 185,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the worlds largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit www.DAR.org.
The chapter annually awards a medal to honor an outstanding ROTC cadet at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota, and participates in veterans’ recognition events. The chapter takes part in historical pageants and parades, assists in citizenship classes, presents flags and documents to the schools, conducts history essay contests in area schools, and recognizes outstanding teachers of American history.
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DAR Quick Facts
Founded: October 11, 1890 | Incorporated 1896 by an Act of Congress
Objectives: Historic Preservation, Education, Patriotism
Motto: God, Home, and Country
Membership: 185,000 members | 3,000 chapters in all 50 states, Washington, D.C.; and International.
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.
For more information on DAR Membership, visit https://www.dar.org/national-society/become-member