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Chevy Chase Circle, Chevy Chase, MD

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Welcome to DAR

The Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) is a women’s service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, patriotism and honoring the patriots of the Revolutionary War. DAR members provide millions of hours of community service each year around the world. DAR is your mother, your daughter, your grandmother, your friend, your colleague…DAR is you!

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Chevy Chase Chapter


The Chevy Chase Chapter NSDAR held its organizing meeting with 17 women deciding to form a chapter on January 18, 1943. The National Society confirmed this new chapter on February 3, 1943. At its inception, the chapter began to work in service projects to support military families and troops during World War II. It has continued its strong focus over the years in projects supporting veterans and military families; and is also active in each of the DAR missions of education, patriotism, and historic preservation. 

Membership: Chevy Chase Chapter is over 100 members strong and growing. Any woman is eligible for membership in DAR who is no less than eighteen years of age and can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence.

Meetings: Our chapter serves the Chevy Chase community and holds monthly meetings generally on the second Saturday in September, October, January, February, March, and May from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. Luncheon meetings are held in December and April on a Saturday from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. At various times during the year there are informal get-togethers to welcome new members and enjoy fellowship with all members. We invite you to join us as a guest at our meetings and learn more about Today’s DAR and how we Celebrate America! Do you want to know more about DAR? Click on the NSDAR tab to learn about the national organization, and MSSDAR to learn about the Maryland state organization.