Who We Are

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) is a non-political, non-profit, volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to preserving American history, promoting patriotism, and securing America’s future through better education for children. The DAR was founded in 1890, and its main headquarters are located in Washington, D.C. DAR members volunteer annually to support veterans; they also award scholarships and financial aid each year to students, and support schools for the underprivileged with annual donations. DAR is also one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the country. There are 185,000 members in the 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally. 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 for membership.The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) is a non-political, non-profit, volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to preserving American history, promoting patriotism, and securing America’s future through better education for children.

CHIPETA CHAPTER HISTORIC MARKERS

PLANTER FOR WWII VETERANS

A polished red granite planter honoring WWII veterans located in the main lobby of the Chaffee County Courthouse in Salida

LOUISIANA PURCHASE BOUNDARY

A marker mounted on a boulder depicting the western boundary of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 located on Freemont Pass

BOXELDER TREE AND MARKER

Planted in front of the Salida Regional Library to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Colorado State Society, NSDAR

Learn more about all of the Colorado DAR State Markers HERE.