founded in 1890, is a volunteer women's service organization dedicated
to keeping America strong by promoting patriotism, preserving U.S.
history, and supporting education programs.
Dayton Chapter was organized 8 February 1896 and chartered
8 April 1896. Our chapter is named for Jonathan Dayton,
the youngest person to sign the U.S. Constitution.
mission of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is
to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism.
HISTORICAL -- To perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who
achieved American independence.
EDUCATIONAL -- To
carry out the injunction of Washington in his farewell address to the
American people, "to promote, as an object of primary importance,
institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge, thus developing an
enlightened public opinion..."
PATRIOTIC -- To
cherish, maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, to
foster true patriotism and love of country, and to aid in securing for
mankind all the blessings of liberty.