Historical preservation, education, and patriotism are the primary objectives of the Daughters of the American Revolution. To that end, here is a bit of interesting American Revolutionary War history from our area!
A bit of history takes place at the State House in Annapolis, Maryland.
A new Maryland colony in religious crisis is held together by a female lawyer.
A transcribed account of his journey to Ohio from two issues of the Maryland Gazette.
On February 20, 1909, a group of women met at the home of Margaret Fields in Rockville, Maryland, to organize the first DAR chapter in Montgomery County. The quotation below is from the first meeting. Thus, the Janet Montgomery Chapter, NSDAR, was organized and confirmed as part of the Daughters of the American Revolution on April 16, 1909, at Hungerford's Tavern, Rockville, Maryland.
The chapter organized with 42 members and elected the following:
Mrs. Morris Croxall, Regent
Mrs. Harry Newcomb, Vice Regent
Mrs. Elden Hartshorn, Recording Secretary
Mrs. William H. Talbot, Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. David H. Warfield, Treasurer
Miss Margaret B. Fields, Registrar
Mrs. J. Harry Cunningham, Historian
Mrs. Charles F. Dickens, Parliamentarian