Founded October 11, 1890, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) is a service organization open to any woman age 18 years and older who can prove lineal descent from an American Revolutionary War Patriot. Much of the work of DAR is accomplished by volunteers in its chapters across the United States and internationally in order to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism.

Maricopa Chapter, NSDAR, received its official charter in 1901 and has the distinction of being the first chapter of NSDAR in the Arizona Territory. 

Objectives:  Historic Preservation, Education, Patriotism
The goal of the society is to promote patriotism, support education, and encourage historic preservation.

Motto:  God, Home, and Country


Eligibility for DAR membership: Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can document her lineage to an ancestor, either male or female, who materially aided in the cause of American independence through military, civil, or patriotic services. 

More about DAR

We welcome inquiries regarding membership in our chapter. For more information on our chapter contact us.

Learn more about the Daughters of the American Revolution on the YouTube channel. You also can find information on how to become a member by visiting the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution or the Arizona State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (ASDAR) websites.

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Website last updated: March 16, 2024
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