Non-profit, women's organization for the descendants of individuals who aided in achieving American independence. Engaged in historic preservation and promotion of education and patriotic endeavor. Site provides links to state societies and local chapters, membership requirements, events, DAR Museum, DAR Genealogical Library, national officers, and CAR and SAR organizations. Headquarters located in Washington, DC.
The DAR Library now has an OnLine Research Page which provides access to searches for Ancestors (Patriots), at least some of their descendants, and the DAR Library Catalog.