About Our Members

What We Do

Community Service - Our members volunteer at schools, churches, and nonprofit organizations. We honor the service of our community's first responders. We support women's organizations such as SafeHouse.

Patriotism - We distribute between 500-1,000 American flags annually to spectators at the Dexter Memorial Parade.  Our local veterans appreciate our participation in their events and our support of the VA Hospital. Active military receive cards, gift cards, knit hats and scarves from our chapter. ROTC cadets receive recognition each year.

Historical Preservation - Our chapter maintains grave sites and installs historical markers. We honor the Constitution by encouraging local mayors to annually proclaim September 17-23 as Constitution Week. We transcribe Revolutionary War documents for the University of Michigan Clements Library.

Education - We sponsor an essay contest for local high school students on the topic of good citizenship. Our chapter also supports four DAR schools nationally.

Calendar

2020 Oct 11 AA Police
2020 Oct 11 AA Police

Ann Arbor Police Department - Thank you for your service!

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2020 Oct 11 Hamburg Fire
2020 Oct 11 Hamburg Fire

Hamburg MI Fire Department - Thank you for your service!

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Survival Flight
Survival Flight

We learned about the vital role this University of Michigan organization plays in saving lives.

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2020 Oct 11 AA Police
2020 Oct 11 AA Police

Ann Arbor Police Department - Thank you for your service!

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Dexter Memorial Day Parade
Dexter Memorial Day Parade

We give hundreds of flags to spectators to wave in honor of our fallen patriots on Memorial Day.

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Dexter Memorial Day Parade
Dexter Memorial Day Parade

A few members get in the parade spirit while riding in style.

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ROTC Medal Recipients
ROTC Medal Recipients

Each year we honor four outstanding ROTC cadets at the University of Michigan.

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Dexter Memorial Day Parade
Dexter Memorial Day Parade

We give hundreds of flags to spectators to wave in honor of our fallen patriots on Memorial Day.

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Ann Arbor Terhune Pioneer Cemetery
Ann Arbor Terhune Pioneer Cemetery

Two Patriots were buried in this small cemetery, Ensign John Terhune and Sarah Vreeland Terhune.

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Terhune Pioneer Cemetery
Terhune Pioneer Cemetery

In the 1930s, our chapter joined with the Ypsilanti Chapter, NSDAR, to preserve this burial ground.

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Members with Curator of Manuscripts
Members with Curator of Manuscripts

Imagine seeing original letters written during the Revolution!

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Ann Arbor Terhune Pioneer Cemetery
Ann Arbor Terhune Pioneer Cemetery

Two Patriots were buried in this small cemetery, Ensign John Terhune and Sarah Vreeland Terhune.

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