The DAR, founded in 1890, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.
Theodosia Burr Chapter, NSDAR
September 20, 2014
Wilkes Hall First Presbyterian Church
Grissom Parkway Campus
3810 Robert Grissom Parkway,
Carolina Master Chorale
Mark Collins, with his snowy white hair 6'4" frame, bears a remarkable resemblance to our Founding Father, George Washington. Having the same build and general appearance as the famous statesman has proved to be fortunate for Collins. He portrayed Washington in both television most notably in the History Channel's"The Revolution"and in film, most recently in"National Treasure: Book of Secrets." He has portrayed Washington, sans script, in a number of speaking engagements and for a diverse set of audiences including military schools, churches and parades. His captivating delivery and powerful speech translates across all audiences. The historical precision of his presentation combined with his moving performance transports his listeners across time to an era on the verge of a great revolution: The American Revolution!
Mark Collins is a graduate of Northwood University with a BA in Business. Married to his wife Devy for 30 years, they have six children, now all adults. Currently Mark is the pastor of First Baptist Church of Yorktown, Texas.
For an invitation to a meeting, or to get more information about becoming a chapter member,
please contact us! We look forward to meeting you.
Our chapter is named after Theodosia Burr Alston, daughter of Vice President of the United States, Aaron Burr and wife of South Carolina Governor, Joseph Alston. The chapter was founded on an anniversary of George Washington's birthday,
February 22, 1958.
The first meeting was held in 1958 at the Dunes Club in Myrtle Beach. Today, over 140 members reflect a variety of geographic origins with most of our members from the Grand Strand.