2019-2020

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MONTHLY PROGRAMS

September 14, 2019—Rosewell Foundation program and information on becoming a docent.  Installation of our new members.

October 12, 2019—Prospective members workshop.  Susannah Harding will be attending to lead the workshop and assist with lineage documentation requirements.  We will also be doing our Boston Butts fundraiser – delicious pork shoulder cuts with secret sauce also available for sale.  Finalizing our Williamsburg Christmas tour reservations.

November 9, 2019—DAR Service for Veterans.  Veteran Recognition – bring toiletries and sundry items to assemble gift bags and deliver to veterans at Walter Reed Convalescent Center in Gloucester.  We will have refreshments at the Convalescent Center for the veterans.

December 14, 2019—Colonial Williamsburg Christmas Tour!  Guests welcome.

January 11, 2020—Annual business and planning to complete the Chapter Master Report, presentation of committee reports and fundraiser planning.

February 8, 2020—Insignia.  Presentation by District II Director Nancy Ridgeway.

March 14, 2020—Hostessing Virginia State Conference.

April 23, 2020Annual field trip.  Bus trip to DAR Library/Headquarters for tour, research opportunity (time allowing), lunch at the Dept. of the Interior and dinner in Fredericksburg.  Fee is $58.  Public welcome to join, please contact us to reserve your seat!

May 9, 2020—Colonial Foods.  Presentation about colonial era foods by Winona Pearson.

ANNUAL EVENTS

Daffodil Festival—Our chapter enjoys participating in the annual Daffodil Festival in Gloucester, VA, early in the spring, where members volunteer to hand out literature and answer any questions people may have about the DAR.

Flag Day, June 14—Celebrate to honor the United States flag and to commemorate the flag’s adoption. On the same day, the United States Army celebrates its birthday.

Constitution Week, September 17 – 23. The 17th is Constitution Day—This is the commemoration of America’s most important document. Constitution Day was signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 2, 1956.

*Emphasizes citizen’s responsibilities for protecting and defending the Constitution.
*To inform people that the Constitution is the basis for America’s great heritage and foundation for our way of life.
*To encourage the study of the historical events which led to the framing of the Constitution in September 1787.

DAR Birthday, October 11—DAR’s 129th birthday and National DAR Day of Service.

Yorktown Day, October 19—Members are encouraged to participate in this historic commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony during the Yorktown Day celebration.

Abingdon Episcopal Church Christmas Ornament – $25
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Abingdon Episcopal Church was founded approximately 1650.  The present church was completed in 1755, serving the spiritual needs of Revolutionary patriots and the new United States.  This unique ornament was specially commissioned by the Augustine Warner Chapter and comes in a black velvet lined box.  Proceeds support the work of the Augustine Warner Chapter NSDAR and help preserve Abingdon Episcopal Church.

Our new members are inducted as Daughters of the American Revolution

The Rosewell Plantation Ruins
Remains of the majestic manor home of the prosperous Page family