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Welcome to the website of the Uncompahgre Valley Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Please enjoy your visit to these pages as you explore who we are, what we do, our patriot ancestors, join-us, including researching your family history, and resources to promote historical preservation, champion education, and celebrate patriotism. This is also a great website to learn about the resources available within our community.

Additional information can also be found on the website of the Colorado State Society NSDAR and the website of the National Society.

Uncompahgre Valley Chapter meetings are held the second Saturday of the month, from September through May at 1:00 p.m.

Date Program
September 14, 2019 Bent’s Fort – Donna Santistevan
October 10, 2019 Foods in History – Suanne Hughes
November 9, 2019 American Indian Heritage – Nancy Rule
December 14, 2019 Christmas Party
January 11, 2020 Pins & Insignia – Lee Ann Riddoch
February 8, 2020 DAR Good Citizens Tea
March 14, 2020 American Women in History Tea – Cherie Collins
April 11, 2020 Paul Revere’s Ride – Sharon Grable
May 9, 2020 Creating the U.S. Constitution – Ann Holmes

DAR 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 and Washington, D.C.
  • International chapters in Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Guam, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom
  • More than 950,000 women have joined the DAR since it was founded
Eligibility: 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, click here.