DCDAR Welcomes You!


Are you a descendant of a Revolutionary War patriot? Do you want to participate more fully in your community? The District of Columbia Daughters of the American Revolution invites you to join us by serving in our community, through our work in historic preservation, supporting educational opportunities, and promoting patriotism.


The DCDAR is a motivated, multi-generational women's volunteer service organization. If you can trace your lineage to a patriot of the American Revolution, it would be a pleasure to have you join us as a member of one of the 18 chapters. Learn more about membership here.


Explore our website. We look forward to you joining us.




Beth Gable Hicks, State Regent 2022-2024





The District of Columbia DAR is proud to have 18 active chapters, with more than 1,300 members who serve in a variety of roles in their chapters, as well as state and national committees. We’re a diverse Society with active members ranging in age from their early 20s to their mid-90s. We believe there is something for everyone in DCDAR.

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Mission Areas

DCDAR's mission supports historic preservation, patriotism and education, including: fostering good citizenship and welcoming new citizens at naturalization ceremonies; promoting literacy; providing continual stewardship of the District of Columbia boundary stones, our nation’s first national monuments; and supporting veterans.

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Join Us

Any woman 18 years of age or older, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR. We look forward to welcoming you as an active member of DCDAR!

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