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 patriot ancestors, descendants of those patriots, as well as the vast array of genealogical resources from the DAR Library.
DAR members come from a variety of backgrounds and interests, but all share a common bond of having 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 Revolution is eligible to join.
The Daughters of the American Revolution is an organization with a deeply rich history while also being truly relevant in today’s world. More than 930,000 women have joined the organization since it was founded over 125 years ago. They became members to honor their heritage as well as make a difference in their communities across the country and the world. Learn more about the amazing history of the DAR and what members are doing today to continue that legacy.
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November 19, 2018
Friday morning found us sailing on the open seas. Our fabulous cruise through the south Caribbean was winding down. With no destinations to explore, we were free to explore our home on the water, the Summit. Special tours of usually off-limit areas of the ship were offered to passengers on our sailing day. Passengers could visit the engine room, galley, or navigation deck. The tour of the navigation deck and engine room were fascinating, but perhaps the most remarkable fact we learned was that the galley uses, among other things, 1800 dozen eggs and 800 bottles of champagne EVERY DAY. Wow... Read More