Welcome to the homepage of the Wisconsin Society Daughters of the American Revolution. DAR is a lineal society and a non-profit, non-political service organization dedicated to patriotic endeavors and the promotion of education and historical preservation. Organized in 1890, our national society is approaching 130 years of service that annually sees daughters in national and international chapters volunteering millions of hours of service dedicated to those values. Our state society will celebrate its 125th State Conference in 2021.
The Wisconsin Society NSDAR has over 1,500 daughters in 34 chapters throughout the state. Do you think you might have a patriotic ancestor from the revolutionary war time period? Click here to find a chapter near you, or fill out the contact us form. Daughters join for a variety of reasons, initially to connect to an ancestor who helped our country gain its independence. And then as a member, daughters unite to perform community service, and along the way, find a body of great friendships that become family.
For Wisconsin teachers in grades 5-8, we have an annual history essay contest for students to enter. Annually, an outstanding teacher of American history is honored. We encourage each high school in the state to nominate a student for our DAR Good Citizen Award. Check out dar.org for information on college scholarships.
Daughters support our veteran and active military members through many service projects.
The Wisconsin Society owns and maintains Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters in Portage, Wisconsin, which is open Wednesday-Sunday from May 15-October 15 for tours and educational events. Check out their website and discover part of our Wisconsin heritage. Follow the Wisconsin Society’s public Facebook page to keep informed.
For 2019-2022, our national society will “rise and shine for America.”
Let your light shine before others that they may see your good deeds and glorify your father in heaven. Matthew 5:16
For 2019-2022, our state society will “branch out in service and reap a harvest of good deeds.”
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9
Brenda Ann Thole Majewski
Wisconsin State Regent 2019-2022