To perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women
who achieved American Independence; to promote the development of an enlightened public
opinion; and to foster patriotic citizenship--these are the objects of our society, Daughters of
the American Revolution.
Each member of the DAR is a lineal descendant of a patriot who gave aid or served as a soldier
in the Revolutionary War. The National Society DAR has
facts about DAR and
information about joining DAR. Further information about DAR is available at:
National Society DAR and Missouri State Society DAR
Grandview, Missouri, is located in the Greater Kansas City area of Jackson County.
Since it was chartered in 1973 by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the Little Blue River
Chapter's goal has been to provide community service in light of our American heritage.
Our meetings are held on the second Saturday of September through June at 10:00 a.m. A variety of programs
have included trips to local historical locations; local and state legislative
guest speakers on local and national issues; historical speakers on historical places, events and
persons, one of which was Val Howard, the First Lady's Lady, Bess Truman; and speakers
re-enacting Civil War soldiers and ladies of the period. Other programs included topics on Indian
issues, women's health issues, veterans, and conservation, providing very interesting and entertaining
Among many programs of interest have been "Newsgathering Versus Privacy Concerns (Patriot Act)" by Steve Winn, Deputy Opinion Editor,
Kansas City Star; "My Kaw Ancestors" by Erin Pouppirt, Spokesperson for The Kaw Nation; and "Medical Aspects of the
Lewis and Clark Expedition" by Ros Dickison, Chemistry Professor and Member of the Corps of Discovery.
Contact us if you are interested in joining
DAR and would like to attend one of our meetings. Visitors are welcome. We will be glad to guide you in researching your
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Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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Website last updated April 28, 2013.