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.
September 12, 2015
Theodosia Burr Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American
Revolution (DAR) is celebrating the 228th anniversary of the signing
of the US Constitution.
celebration event will be held Saturday, September 12th. A social time with the colonial characters
including time for questions, conversations and informal photos begins at 9:00
am with the formal program beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian
Church Hall at 3810 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. The public is invited.
year’s special guest will be actress and Coastal Carolina University Professor
Jo Ann Tufo, who will be appearing in character as Mrs. Benjamin Franklin. She
will tell about the role of women in the Revolutionary War. Jo Ann has
performed as “The Good Wife: Mrs.
Benjamin Franklin” for 25 years.
Carolina University Chamber Choir will be performing patriotic songs. The roll
call of the colonies in order of ratification of the Constitution will be
presented. The Long Bay Chapter of the Children of the American Revolution will
perform a colonial dance.
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.