Forget Me Not
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world.”
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
I can do all things through him
who gives me strength.
Welcome to the Bay State on behalf of the more than 2,400 Massachusetts Daughters. The Massachusetts State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (MDAR) was organized in 1892. Today, we have 40 chapters from the sandy shores of Cape Cod and the Islands to the forests and mountains of the Berkshires. Our state is home to some of the earliest history of America. Many Daughters can trace their families to the 1600s in Massachusetts - to the Minutemen and Sons of Liberty. At Provincetown on Cape Cod where the Pilgrims first landed to Plymouth, Boston, Salem, Lexington, and Concord when the western migration and expansion of the colony took hold. Massachusetts Daughters are deeply proud of our state’s heritage and the mission of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) and its objectives of historic preservation, education, and patriotism.
The National Society was founded over 132 years ago and is a vibrant service-oriented organization. The national headquarters for NSDAR or DAR is located in Washington, D.C. It encompasses one full city block and is known as our “House Beautiful." DAR has one of the most outstanding genealogical research libraries in the world, an award-winning magazine The American Spirit, a world-class museum, period rooms, and much more. Today’s DAR has over 190,000 members from all corners of the world.
Please browse our website and see why we are so proud to be Daughters of the American Revolution for God, Home, and Country. We are an organization open to all women 18 years or older who can prove ancestors who supported the cause of the American Revolutionary War. Catch our enthusiasm; it’s contagious, come join us with the 250th founding of our great nation approaching!
In DAR Friendship,
Beatrice Carolyn Nutt
Massachusetts State Regent
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Pamela Rouse Wright
Motto: God. Home. Country.
Objectives: Historic Preservation, Education, Patriotism
Founded: October 11, 1890
Celebrate Stars & Stripes Forever -
Rejoice in our DAR
Ties of Service
This pin celebrates our nation’s rich history and diversity of experience by spelling "America" through the first letter of the crystal color: aquamarine, musgravite, emerald, ruby, iolite, ceylon sapphire, and aquamarine. The bow and ribbon represent the joy members receive through our DAR ties of service and friendship. In the wreath are crystals symbolizing victory in morse code with dot-dot-dot-dash to honor our military and veterans. The Victorian six-pointed star commemorates our founding in 1890.
I Corinthians 13:4-7
Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
I Thessalonians 5:16
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State VIS Chair
Last Updated March 7, 2023
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