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|About||Molly Reid Chapter is based in Derry, NH and includes some neighboring towns. Membership is open to any woman, 18+ years old, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution.|
|Mission||The organization was founded in 1890 with the simple mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. These timeless, overarching principles keep the DAR strong and vitally relevant in this ever-changing world.|
With more than 100 years of tradition, over 850,000 members admitted since its founding, a vast array of service work, an historic National Headquarters building with extraordinary collections, and countless activities taking place locally, nationally and globally, there is much to learn about the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The Molly Reid Chapter serves the areas of Derry, Londonderry, Windham, Salem, Atkinson, Hampstead, Chester, Danville, Plaistow, and Sandown, New Hampshire.
Our chapter was founded on October 27, 1894, by Mrs. Annie Bartlett Shepard, and is one of twenty-one chapters in the New Hampshire State Organization Daughters of the American Revolution. It was the second chapter to be formed in New Hampshire.
Named for Molly Woodburn Reid, wife of New Hampshire Revolutionary War General George Reid, the chapter is proud to count among its early members three Real Daughters; women whose fathers were Revolutionary War soldiers.
The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.
DAR members volunteer millions of service hours annually in their local communities including supporting active duty military personnel and assisting veteran patients, awarding thousands of dollars in scholarships and financial aid each year to students, and supporting schools for underserved children with annual donations exceeding one million dollars
We invite you to attend one of our meetings to learn more about DAR and our chapter.
|Awards||DAR provides scholarships and awards to outstanding students throughout the country. They also present patriotic awards to deserving individuals, Good Citizen awards and medals, ROTC medals, Outstanding Veteran Patient of the Year award, and Community Service awards among many others.|