Theodosia Burr Chapter

Daughters of the American Revolution

Serving Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and the Grand Strand since 1958

Theodosia Burr Alston


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.

Constitution Commemoration
September 12, 2015

The 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.


The 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.


This 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.


Coastal 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.


Jane Harvey


Barbara Jenkins


Barbara Malloy- Chapter Treasurer
Lynn Forney Young-President General
Dot Lind-SC State Regent 
Jane Harvey-Chapter Regent.

Links to the National & State Websites 

National Website for DAR


South Carolina DAR Website


YouTube DAR Channel


 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.