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Is there an American Revolutionary War Patriot in your family tree?
Do you love history and genealogy? We want to meet you.

Welcome to the Wilmington Ladies Tea Walk Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR). We are a vibrant, active, enthusiastic DAR chapter in historic New Hanover County, North Carolina. Our chapter is committed to patriotic community service, educational excellence, historic preservation, and has a rich heritage of promoting the DAR National Society’s objectives. Our organization is a nonprofit, non-political women’s volunteer service organization dedicated to honoring the patriots of the American Revolutionary War and serving our local community.

Interested in joining our chapter? We meet on the first Thursday of each month, September through May, at 6 p.m. 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.

More than one million women have found purpose and passion in DAR membership.
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Dedicated to promoting our three objectives

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For more than 120 years, the Daughters of the American Revolution has carried the torch of patriotism. For Wilmington Ladies Tea Walk, NSDAR, love of country gives us purpose. Ancestors who fought for freedom is the bond that connects us. Our chapter unites to form an organization that honors our soldiers and veterans, past and present, with programs, community service, and commemoration.

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Historic Preservation

Throughout the history of our chapter, historic preservation has always been one of the main focuses of the organization. Our members participate in a wide variety of historic preservation projects that are crucial to saving history for future generations.

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Wilmington Ladies Tea Walk, NSDAR, is passionate about educating America’s youth and supports a variety of different programs, contests, and awards to help further this goal. We are dedicated to bringing awareness to subjects such as the Revolutionary War, family history/genealogy, the colonial period, and early America.

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Nationwide, DAR members like those in our chapter volunteer millions of service hours each year 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 yearly donations of more than one million dollars.

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What we do

  • Restore and maintain historical sites

  • Preserve genealogical records, artifacts, and historical documents

  • Locate, restore, and mark Revolutionary War Patriot gravesites and headstones

  • Support schools through donations and volunteer efforts

  • Provide scholarships and awards to outstanding students throughout the country

  • Promote education and citizenship through youth programs

  • Provide volunteer time to assist military veterans

  • Celebrate with new citizens at naturalization ceremonies

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