May 17, 2022

DAR National news and videos

National Society Daughters of
The American Revolution, (NSDAR)
Commodore John Barry Chapter

President General Denise VanBuren

Today’s DAR – Part 5 of 5

These 5 videos highlight the vibrant, active organization the DAR is today and reinforces the diversity of its membership and service work. While just a snapshot of the multitude of efforts of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the video captures an overview of the grassroots service programs.

DAR Memorial Continental Hall – Part 1 of 2

DAR Memorial Continental Hall – Part 2 of 2

Built in 1905, Memorial Continental Hall is the oldest building in the DAR Headquarters complex. This video describes the construction and history of this National Registered Historic Landmark building.

DAR Library Lay Light

This video gives an overview of the historic DAR Library Lay Light Restoration project. For more information, visit:

Lay Light Restoration Project 122nd Congress Presentation

An overview of the entire DAR Library lay light restoration project. This restoration was part of Merry Ann Wright’s President General’s Project.

DAR Constitution Hall Transforms

Historic auditorium DAR Constitution Hall is transformed over 36 hours for the Horatio Alger Awards ceremony and gala dinner. For more information visit the Hall at and All Stage and Sound at

The DAR Library – Part 1 of 3

The DAR Library – Part 2 of 3

The DAR Library – Part 3 of 3

Located at DAR Headquarters in Washington, DC, the DAR Library is one of the nation’s premier genealogical research centers. This video describes the history and collections of this valuable resource.