Minnesota State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (MNSSDAR) is comprised of over 1,200 members in 22 chapters, engaged in meaningful community service in their local community throughout the state of Minnesota. Together these lineal descendants of patriots of the American Revolution honor their heritage as well as make a difference through their focus on Historic Preservation, Education, and Patriotism Support of Veterans.
In celebration of Fort Snelling's Bicentennial, MNSSDAR is partnering with the Friends of Fort Snelling along with the Minnesota Historical Society to promote commemoration activities as well as share the Fort's stories of those who crossed paths here over the centuries. Plans are underway to support the bicentennial by restoring and rededicating historical DAR plaques at the Fort and creating a memorial to the soldiers of Fort Snelling.
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is one of the largest patriotic women's organizations in the world; DAR has more than 185,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters across the country and several foreign countries. DAR members promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism via commemorative events, scholarships and educational initiatives, citizenship programs, service to veterans, meaningful community service, and more. For additional information about DAR and its relevant mission, visit www.dar.org or http://www.minnesotadar.net/.
State Public Relations Chair
Minnesota State Society Daughters of the American Revolution