William Morris Chapter

Daughters of the American Revolution

Pratt, Kanawha County, West Virginia


Chapter History

Chapter Officers & Contacts

Membership Information

Meeting Schedule

Virginia's Chapel

Morris Massacre

Other Links

Seated:  Pam Lewis, Pauline Ratcliff, Mary Ellen Hamrick. 

Standing:  Sandra Childress, Carolyn Snodgrass, Robin Grey, Gloria Bailey, Linda Hendrickson, Deborah Stewart

Who We Are

The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.


Founded:  October 11, 1890
Incorporated 1896 by an Act of Congress
Objectives: Historic Preservation, Patriotism, Education
Motto: God, Home, and Country
Membership: Approximately 170,000 members
2,296 chapters in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
International chapters in Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom

Membership Eligibility

Any woman is eligible for membership who is no less than eighteen years of age and can prove lineal, blood line descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage, and death. No Chapter may discriminate against an applicant on the basis of race or creed. 

To learn more about joining the William Morris Chapter, NSDAR, you may contact Carolyn Snodgrass or any of our chapter officers or members.

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