"A complicated family history places black Md. woman in DAR’s ranks":Reisha Raney’s role in Friday night’s Daughters of the American Revolution ceremony for the military was minor. For Raney, an African American raised in Prince George’s County, it was one of the most pivotal moments in her life. Her place in the DAR, a predominantly white organization whose annual convention at Constitution Hall in the District ends Sunday, was proof of her extraordinary family history.
Rosalie, Natchez, MS Rosalie (1823). This National Historic Landmark is one of the earliest fully developed "suburban villas" in Natchez. The Federal-style house is open to the public by the Daughters of the American Revolution. The large mansion overlooking the Mississippi River also served as the headquarters of the Union Army during the occupation of Natchez in the Civil War.
The Daughters of the American Revolution was founded on October 11, 1890 by four determined women and a supporting cast of patriotic citizens. Decidedly not ladies of leisure, the four founders were anything but traditional. Learn more about the formative years of the organization and the brave women who lay the groundwork for the Society that is still going strong 125 years later.
With more than 100 years of tradition, over 850,000 members admitted since its founding, a vast array of service work, an 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 simple mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism....
BIBLE RECORDS DATABASE - DAR| The DAR – Daughters of the American Revolution – Genealogical Research section that is online has now placed a search box so people can search some of the more 40,000 family Bible records in their collection.