About DAR

California DAR

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Accomplishments: In just part of its many programs and projects, DAR members volunteer more than 250,000 hours annually to veteran patients; award over $150,000 each year in scholarships and financial aid to students; support schools for the underprivileged with annual donations exceeding one million dollars; conserve over 30,000 pre-industrial era American objects in the DAR museum; and participate in naturalization ceremonies for new citizens.
 

Buildings: The DAR Headquarters complex occupies an entire city block near the White House and includes three adjoining buildings, two of which are Registered National Historic Landmarks*:

  • Memorial Continental Hall*
  • Constitution Hall*
  • Administration Building

DAR Library: One of the largest genealogical research centers in the United States, which houses a specialized collection of American genealogical and historical manuscripts and publications.