Welcome to the Lakeland Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
The Lakeland, Florida chapter is a vibrant and exciting chapter, combining in-person and virtual events. We provide a variety of opportunities for members to find their unique roles in DAR service. We treasure tradition while seeking new ways to serve and reach our community.
Our events, projects, and programs are always designed to further the NSDAR's mission to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. The motto of the NSDAR informs everything we do in the Lakeland chapter: God, Home, and Country. Historical education, literacy, veterans support, and conservation are just a few of ways in which we strive to further the goals of the NSDAR.
The Lakeland chapter, NSDAR, was organized and chartered on December 4, 1925 under our Organizing Regent, Annie Hanna Darracott. Our original membership of 20 has now grown to 130 as of the end of 2020. We helped establish and provide continued support to the Private Vaughn chapter of the Children of the American Revolution.
We believe in expanding our reach and providing leadership and service opportunities for our members. Our members work not only on the local chapter level, but state-wide as well. Our chapter is an active member of the Heartland Council, a group of ten NSDAR chapters within central Florida. Members routinely serve on state committees and are frequent and well-respected speakers and subject matter experts at DAR functions throughout Florida.
DAR Lakeland Chapter
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Last edited: April 30, 2021 Copyright © 2021 Lakeland DAR - All Rights Reserved
Background photo credit: Civic center on beautiful Lake Mirror, Lakeland, Fla. 1936. Hand-colored postcard. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory.