The Historic Preservation Committee promotes historic preservation through its two awards: the Historic Preservation Medal and the Historic Preservation Recognition Award. It encourages recognition of significant volunteer efforts at the community, state and national levels.
LSDAR is passionate about educating America’s youth and supports a variety of different programs, contests, and awards to help further this goal. LSDAR members promote different educational contests and programs in area schools teaching subjects such as the American Revolutionary War, family history/genealogy, the colonial period, and early America.
Patriotism is the foundation of the many DAR activities that take place in local communities across our state. LSDAR members participate in a wide range of patriotic activities including: volunteering at VA hospitals, supporting active duty military, promoting proper Flag etiquette, presenting patriotic awards, assisting and welcoming naturalized citizens.
OAKLEY HISTORIC SITE
Oakley is located in St. Francisville, Louisiana, on the Audubon State Historic Site. Oakley is most notably recognized as the site where John James Audubon taught and painted his famous Birds of America.
STATE REGENT'S PROJECT
Visit the State Regent's Project page to learn more about the Badin Roque House, and LSDAR's mission to raise funds to restore this historic property.
ANNIE LAURIE MOODY LIBRARY
The LSDAR's collection of genealogical research books is housed adjacent to the genealogy section of the Main Library of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library System.
A junior member is a regular member of the DAR, aged 18-36.
The Junior Membership Committee supports the Helen Pouch Memorial Fund.
The DAR Museum supports the National Society goals of historic preservation, education and patriotism by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the material culture and social history of pre-industrial America.
Learn more about mission of the Louisiana Society Children on the American Revolution, and how to join!