The National Society Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) is the premier male lineage society with sixteen U.S. Presidents and twenty seven Medal of Honor recipient Compatriots on our member rolls. With more than 208,000 members admitted since being founded on April 30, 1889, the NSSAR members are intensely devoted to serving the communities they hail from across all fifty states and in five countries abroad.
Ann Arundel Chapter, NSDAR, was organized November 13, 1911. The chapter was named for Lady Anne Arundell, wife of Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Lord Baltimore. As the chapter was named for the daughter of Lord Arundell Wardour, and not for Anne Arundel County, it was decided to use the name "Ann Arundel." At the 7th Annual State Conference on November 16, 1911, the new chapter was introduced as "Ann Arundel" with the accent upon the first syllable of the surname (Air'-
In 1889, when ladies of Annapolis formed the DAR chapter, they chose to be known as the “Peggy Stewart Tea Party,” commemorating this historic event. For over a hundred years, our chapter has been promoting patriotism, supporting our veterans and educating our youth in Maryland’s capital city of Annapolis through the programs of the NSDAR.
The Fort Severn Chapter NSDAR is named after Fort Severn (1808 -
The Fort Severn Chapter NSDAR formed a Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) Society in 1967, with only 15 members. This chapter is still active today and is known as the Captain John Ward Veazey Society of the C.A.R.
Today, there are fifty-
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The Atlantic Middle States Association of the Sons of the American Revolution is composed of seven state societies in two districts. The Mid-
The Order of the First Families of Maryland is a genealogical lineage society dedicated to celebrating the history and memory of the Americans who were among the first to settle the Maryland colony.
The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-
Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution began in 1892 with the formation of Baltimore and Frederick Chapters. Since then we have grown to 46 chapters and more than 2750 members. Our headquarters is in Baltimore, and our members are distributed throughout the state, with half in the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area, and half equally distributed in Western Maryland, the Eastern Shore, and Southern Maryland. No matter where they live, Maryland Daughters are vital and active members of their communities.
The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, founded in 1895, is the oldest patriotic youth organization in our country. Membership is open to descendants of patriots of the American Revolution.
Members gain valuable leadership experience in conducting meetings, following parliamentary procedures and standard protocol, serving as delegates and speaking before groups at local, state and national conferences. The responsibility and privilege of selecting officers helps members gain an understanding of the democratic process.
Mission: The objects of this Society as stated in Article II of the National Bylaws are:
(1) To acquire knowledge of American History. (2) To preserve and restore places of Historical Importance associated with men and women who forwarded American Independence. (3) To ascertain the deeds and honor the memories of the men, women and children who rendered service to the cause of the American Revolution. (4) To promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries. (5) To honor and cherish the Flag of the United States of America above every other flag. (6) To love, uphold and extend the principle of American liberty and patriotism.
1. To acquire knowledge of American History.
2. To preserve and restore places of Historical importance associated with men and women who forwarded American Independence.
3. To ascertain the deeds and honor the memories of the men, women and children who rendered service to the cause of the American Revolution.
4. To promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries.
5. To honor and cherish the Flag of the United States of America above every other flag.
6. To love, uphold and extend the principles of American liberty and patriotism.
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The objectives of the Society are the collection and preservation of rolls, records, books, and other documents relating to the War of 1812; the encouragement of research and the pre-
The Germany Society, Sons of the American Revolution was establish to honor the men of German Regiments who fought under the French Expeditionary Forces of France commanded by Jean-
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