Honoring the Legacy of American Patriots

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) is a nonprofit women’s service organization focused on education, historic preservation, and patriotism. The Emily Nelson Chapter NSDAR is located in the District of Columbia and was organized in 1907. Our members are involved in many activities, with a focus on projects supporting veterans, community service work with local nonprofits, and other events to learn about our nation’s rich history.

Photo credit: Emily Nelson Member

Photo credit: Emily Nelson Member




The Emily Nelson Chapter meets monthly on Thursday evenings in the District of Columbia.

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Do you have a family patriot who served in the Revolutionary War? We can help you with your genealogy research and guide you through the membership process!

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*Unless otherwise noted, photos on this page were taken by J. Leahy.