HISTORIC PRESERVATION

 

Committees allow our members to fulfill the objectives of the
National  Society Daughters of the American Revolution.  

 Below are a few of the committees for our efforts towards historic preservation:

 

    American History:   
   

 

Sponsors American History Essay contests for students in grades five through eight, including home-schooled children.

 

  Commemorative Events:
   

 

Identifies opportunities for commemorative events and promotes participation in celebrations that support the historic, educational, and patriotic objectives of the Society.

 

  DAR Genealogical Preservation:
   

 

More than 20,000 volumes of unpublished source records have been copied and bound for the DAR Library.

 

  DAR Museum:
   

 

Responsible for informing members and the public about the DAR Museum and its exhibits, programs, and needs.

 

  Genealogical Records:
   

 

Collects and indexes unpublished records of a genealogical nature and prepares them for binding and placement in the DAR Library.

 

  Historic Preservation:
   

 

Oversees the awarding of the Historic Preservation Medal and Historic Preservation Award, supervises the Historic Preservation Project Contest, and documents historic site preservation and research.

 

  President General's Project:
   

 

"Rise and Shine for America" expresses the ideals and true spirit of the Daughters of the American Revolution. For more than a century, DAR members around the world have worked to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism.