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 extraordinary collections 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.
DAR members are women who come from diverse backgrounds and hold a variety of interests. Their common bond is their lineal descent from Patriots of the American Revolution
The South Carolina State Society was founded in 1891. With 69 chapters and over 4,700 members, our membership is composed of a diverse and dynamic group of Daughters who actively serve in our communities to promote our objectives of Historic Preservation, Patriotic Endeavor and Promotion of Education.
The Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) trains good citizens, develops leaders, and promotes love of the United States of America. South Carolina has local societies throughout the state that promote the projects and theme each year. They are actively involved in community service projects, as well as learning about their American heritage.
Our organization's members participate in untold hours of service work, educational outreach initiatives and efforts to promote American patriotism. Our Headquarters is situated in the historic museum district of Louisville, Kentucky, and our library houses unique collections which grow daily. We invite you to explore activities we are involved with locally, nationally and globally.
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