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131st Continental Congress of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)

131st Continental Congress of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)

After three years in an online format, the 131st Continental Congress of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), met in person in DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C., from June 29 through July 3. More than 4,000 women from 50 states, 12 overseas countries, and one US territory gathered to “Rise and Shine […]

Fashion after the Revolution

Fashion after the Revolution

After the colonies made the break from Great Britain with the Revolutionary War, the new United States of America exerted its independence in several ways in addition to the choice of a federal republic form of government over a monarchy. Three of those ways were in language, beverage choice, and fashion. Noah Webster standardized new […]

“Thank You” for all that they do to protect our citizens and keep peace in our communities

“Thank You” for all that they do to protect our citizens and keep peace in our communities

What do George Washington, Billy Boy (aka Charming Billy), and the law enforcement departments of Jefferson and Grainger counties have in common? Cherries! The young George is supposed to have told the truth about chopping down his father’s cherry tree; Charming Billy’s adolescent fiancé used cherries to swiftly make pies; and the law enforcement departments […]

GSMCR Donates to Smoky Mountain Service Dogs

GSMCR Donates to Smoky Mountain Service Dogs

Smoky Mountain Service Dogs (SMSD) in Lenoir City received a donation of $250.00 from the Greater Smoky Mountain Council of Regents (GSMCR), National Society, of Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) on November 18.  SMSD Board Member Chuck Stewart and team member black Labrador Sadie accepted the check. Members present from the Spencer Clack Chapter, NSDAR, […]

Six Vietnam War Era Veterans Honored

Six Vietnam War Era Veterans Honored

Six Vietnam War Era Veterans were honored at the November meeting of the Martha Dandridge Washington (MDW) Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). Certificates and pins were presented to the following: Daniel Eual Berney, US Air Force; Paul Fredrick Haynes, US Navy Reserve (received by Janet Guyett); Robert M. Jessee, US Army; […]

2021 August Workshop and 2020 State Awards of National and State Committees

2021 August Workshop and 2020 State Awards of National and State Committees

Due to the uptick in the Covid-19 Delta Variant, the 2021 August Workshop for the Tennessee Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (TSDAR) was held virtually for the second year. Moreover, graduation for those ladies who had completed the Members Course and New Horizons Course was formally acknowledged at a Zoom meeting on October 28. […]

East TN Historical Society Presentation by Dr. Warren Dockter

East TN Historical Society Presentation by Dr. Warren Dockter

Dr. Warren Dockter, PhD and new president and CEO of the East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS), entertained and informed the Martha Dandridge Washington (MDW) Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), with his presentation on “The Person and Works of the East Tennessee Historical Society and Museum” at the October chapter meeting. Dr. […]

Judge Dennis “Will” Roach II Speaks On 8th Amendment To U.S. Constitution

Judge Dennis “Will” Roach II Speaks On 8th Amendment To U.S. Constitution

The issue of bail reform has been in the forefront of the news in many states over the past two years. The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states, “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” That amendment deals with the issue of bail in just […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), Officers for 2021-2022

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), Officers for 2021-2022

The Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), officers for 2021-2022 are Regent Jane Chambers, First Vice Regent Janet Guyett, Second Vice Regent Jill Evans, Chaplain Elizabeth Finchum, Recording Secretary Karen Bible, Corresponding Secretary Jane Busdeker, Treasurer Wendy Randolph, Registrar Karen McFarland, Historian Jamie Snyder, Librarian Katie Schmidt, and […]