THOMAS HEYWARD, JR. CHAPTER
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Beaufort, South Carolina
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) members come from a variety of backgrounds and interests, but all share the common bond of having an ancestor who contributed toward securing the independence of the United States of America. Daughters are vibrant, active women who work together to serve our communities, preserve our history, and honor those who served our nation.
Members of our chapter enjoy exploring and documenting the lives of our nation's ancestors who played a vital role in shaping American history . Members love sharing their appreciation of America's past with the next generation. They savor the opportunity of making a difference within the context of an organization of dynamic women.
And of course, our members share the love of living in and around beautiful Beaufort!
With over 125 years of tradition, more than 930,000 members admitted since its founding, a vast array of service work, a historic National Headquarters building with an extraordinary collection and countless activities taking place locally, nationally and globally, there is much to learn about the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The organization was founded in 1890 with the mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. These timeless, overarching principles keep the DAR strong and vitally relevant in this ever-changing world.
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