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Share a Bond
DAR members come from a variety of backgrounds and interests, but all share a common bond; each has an ancestor who helped contribute to securing the independence of the United States of America. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a Patriot of the American Revolutionary War is eligible to join. Become a Member – Share a Bond.
are vibrant, active women who are passionate about community service, preserving history, educating children, as well as honoring and supporting those who serve our nation.
Daughters touch lives every day and make lasting impressions on their communities. With 185,000 members, our stories are written on hearts globally.
Are you just starting out on your journey to discover your family roots…or are you one document away from solving a mystery of one of your ancestors? Wherever you are in your genealogical process, DAR is here to help. The DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS) includes free online databases containing information on Revolutionary War Patriots and descendants of those Patriots, as well as the vast array of genealogical resources from the DAR Library.
Most of DAR’s volunteer work is accomplished by the grassroots efforts of chapters on the local level which focus on the mission areas of DAR by encouraging members to become involved in these initiatives in their local communities. DAR’s main initiatives are to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism.