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|About||The C.A.R. is the nation's oldest and largest patriotic youth organization since 1895. Membership is open to descendants of patriots of the American Rev.|
1. To acquire knowledge of American History.
2. To preserve and restore places of Historical importance associated with men and women who forwarded American Independence.
3. To ascertain the deeds and honor the memories of the men, women and children who rendered service to the cause of the American Revolution.
4. To promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries.
5. To honor and cherish the Flag of the United States of America above every other flag.
6. To love, uphold and extend the principles of American liberty and patriotism.
The National Society was founded in 1895 and the Maryland Society was founded years later. In 1968, the informal planning meeting of the new Chapter was opened at the DAR Chapter House in Baltimore with 20 of the 25 prospective members present. National President Freeny announced that they had 22 new members approved with 3 transfers from the Gen. Mordecai Gist Society (which no longer exists).
The actual formal organizing meeting occurred on March 31, 1968 at the DAR Chapter House with over 100 invited guests present. National President Jane Freeny became a charter Member of the TJ Society and led the reciting of the C.A.R. Creed and the Star Spangled Banner. Greetings were brought by many VIPs including MD State Regent of the DAR Mrs. B.P. Warren, SAR National President Judge Wilson King Barnes Sr and Mrs. H.H. Leber, Regent of the Thomas Johnson MD DAR.
|Awards||Gold National C.A.R. Merit Award Winner|
|Founded||Founded in 1968 by Descendants of the American Revolution as the first new local society in a while in the Maryland State Society.|