National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Welcome to the Gallatin Chapter

Gallatin, Missouri





Painting of Albert Gallatin

Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory (which included Missouri) and funded the Lewis and Clark exploration.























Historical Preservation, Education, Patriotism

About the DAR

Each member of the DAR is a lineal descendant of a patriot who gave aid or was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. The National Society DAR has a summary of facts and information about joining DAR. Further information about DAR may be found at the National Society DAR web site and the Missouri State Society DAR web site. Learn more about the DAR on YouTube, Facebook, and Flickr.

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About the Gallatin Chapter NSDAR

Gallatin, Missouri, is located in Northwest Missouri, 48 miles east of St. Joseph and 65 miles northeast of Kansas City. Gallatin is the seat of Daviess County. The town was named for Albert Gallatin, and when our DAR chapter was organized on November 22, 1913, we chose to name the chapter after our town and its namesake.

Chapter meetings are held on the second Wednesday of September through June at 1:30 p.m. with the exception of several luncheon meetings which are at 12:30 p.m. Throughout the year we have many outstanding programs which reflect the DAR ideals of patriotism, education, and historical preservation.

You can visit the DAR Genealogical Research System which will let you know if your ancestor is a recognized Revolutionary War patriot. We will be happy to assist you in proving your lineage to your Revolutionary War patriot. If you are interested in joining the DAR and would like to attend one of our meetings, please contact us.

Gallatin Chapter Officers

Regent--Mary Froman-Ellis
Vice Regent--Beverly Ward
Chaplain--Opal Bruce
Corresponding Secretary--Ann Schweizer
Treasurer--Nancy Terry
Registrar--Ann Schweizer
Historian--Nancy Salmon
Librarian--Donna Hibbs

Information about Albert Gallatin is from "Friendship Hill National Historic Site" (http://www.us-parks.com/friendship_hill/index.html).


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Last updated 15 July 2012.

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