Welcome to the Fort Lewis Chapter, NSDAR
Welcome to the Fort Lewis Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR)! We encourage you to explore these pages to learn more about who and what we are, our patriot ancestors, genealogical research links, membership, the history of our chapter, and chapter projects past and present. Learn more about our support of historic preservation, educational and patriotic objectives in the Salem, Virginia area and beyond.
Our National Society was organized in 1890 for the purpose of promoting historic preservation efforts, education and patriotism throughout this nation. Since that time, more than 1,000,000 women in almost 3,000 chapters in this nation and abroad have become members.
Additional information can be found on the Virginia DAR website and the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution website.
The Fort Lewis Chapter was founded on May 18, 1925 with 15 Members and we now have more than 100 vibrant members.
Fort Lewis is named in honor of Andrew Lewis who drove the last British Governor (Lord Dunmore) out of Virginia during the American Revolution.
Fort Lewis is one of the almost 3,000 chapters within the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, which has had more than 1,000,000 members.