Membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) honors and preserves the legacy of your Patriot ancestor. Over two hundred years ago, American Patriots fought and sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today. As a member of DAR, through participation in the various programs and activities of the National Society, you can continue their legacy by actively supporting historic preservation, promotion of education, and patriotic endeavors.
Any woman is eligible for membership who is no less than eighteen years of age and can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage, and death.
Membership is a four step process:
1. Finding Your Lineage
2. Identify Your Patriot Ancestor
3. Find a Chapter
4. Application Process
Membership Requirements and Eligibility
Complete membership requirements are listed on our
National Society website.
If you believe that you qualify for membership and are
interested in joining a chapter in Louisiana, please fill out
Based on the information you provide, a chapter near you
will contact you regarding membership.