California State Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Welcome to the official website for the California State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR), founded in 1891.

California Daughters invite you to discover how you can join the DAR. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background able to prove lineal descent from a Patriot ancestor who provided aid to the cause of independence in the American Revolution, is eligible for membership.

California State Headquarters
Glendora, CA

As a member of our nonprofit, nonpolitical women’s service organization, you enter a network of nearly 10,000 women throughout California who form lifelong bonds of friendship; honor their revolutionary ancestors; and promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism in their communities. Daughters in California logged over 1,000,000 hours of service from 2016-2019.

Statewide Events Promote Education, Historic Preservation,
and Patriotism

Historical Marker Dedication of Revolutionary War Patriot John Ditty today at David’s Reformed Church in Millersburg, Pennsylvania. This America 250 Marker was a joint effort between the Antelope Valley Chapter, NSDAR from California, and the Harrisburg Chapter, NSDAR from Pennsylvania.

California Daughters supporting California Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) as we worked alongside our future leaders.

In support of the “Penny Pines" project, California Daughters learned how Federal Forests are reseeded in an effort to replace the trees lost in recent California wildfires.

Leticia Coxe Shelby Chapter, NSDAR, was honored to have the State Regent in attendance at the Greenwood Cemetery to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of the Spanish American War. Chapter members led attendees through the maze of sections to recognize and learn about the lives of ten soldiers who served.

As you explore this website, check out our list of DAR chapters located throughout California. The list is organized geographically to help you find a chapter in your area. Learn more about Today’s DAR and the membership process.

Sharon Maas
State Regent 2022-2024

Theme: Growing together in Friendship and Service to God, Home, and

Scripture: “In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to
treat you, for this is the law and the prophets.” -Matthew 7:12 NAS

Daughters are vibrant, active women who are passionate about community service, preserving history, educating children, as well as honoring and supporting those who serve our nation. Won’t you join us?

National Society Daughters 
of the American Revolution