Welcome to the Sasebo Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).
NSDAR  佐世保支部のホームページへようこそ!

Autumn maple leaves at Kongōbu-ji on Mount Kōya, Wakayama prefecture, Japan Photo by 663highland Creative Commons License - Attribution

What is the DAR?

The Daughters of the American Revolution, founded in 1890 
and headquartered in Washington, D.C.,
 is a non-profit, 
volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting 
historic preservation, education, and patriotism. 
As one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the 
United States, DAR boasts 177,000 members in 3,000
chapters across the U.S. and internationally. C
26 overseas chapters are engaged in the work of the National Society in 12 countries and one U.S. territory 
Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom and Guam). Any woman 18 years or older -
regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background - who can
prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution,
is eligible for
 membershipAmong other projects, the Sasebo chapter does volunteer work to assist people affected by the
March 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
For more information about our chapter, please contact our regent, Ruth McCreery.

Join us

Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR.

If you believe you are eligible for membership in the Daughters 
of the American Revolution and would like to join the Sasebo Chapter, please email 
Ruth McCreery, regent, or Linda Hayakawa, registrar. We can have a genealogist assist with your papers.  

If you are already a member of DAR and would like to join us as an associate member, please contact Joan Dimmitt, associate member coordinator for the Sasebo Chapter and former national vice chairman Units Overseas.

Gassho-styled life museum of Shirakawa-go in Winter / 白川郷 合掌造り生活資料館 
Photo by 
Toshihiro Gamo  Creative Commons License


NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution)は、アメリカ独立戦争の自主・独立・自由の精神を継承すべく1890年に設立された、女性による非営利のボランティア団体です。会員総数は177000人。全米に約3000支部、日本を含む世界
13か国 (オーストラリア、オーストリア、バハマ、バミューダ、カナダ、フランス、ドイツ、イタリア、日本、メキシコ、ロシア、スペイン、イギリス)26支部を有し 歴史的建造物の保存や継承、教育の振興、郷土や国を大切に思う心を育てることを活動の柱としています。佐世保支部では、2011年の東日本大震災で被害を受けた人々を支援するボランティア活動を行っています。





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