Greetings from the Missouri State Regent
Welcome to the Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (MSSDAR) website. The DAR is
a non-profit, nonpolitical women's service organization, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., and is
dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Any woman eighteen years or older who can prove
lineal, bloodline descent from a patriot ancestor who served or provided aid in achieving American independence is eligible for
The Missouri State Society was organized in 1894 and is comprised of a group of women who cherish their heritage. MSSDAR has
104 chapters throughout the state and over 5,700 members. Missouri Daughters participate in programs to maintain our
historic MSSDAR state headquarters and Cold Water Cemetery. In addition, Daughters place historical markers, participate in
events for veterans and naturalization ceremonies, support Honor Flights, and provide educational scholarships and programs.
Missouri Daughters initiated a Patriot of the Month program in 2006 to honor living veterans, active duty military service
men and women from all branches of the armed forces, and first responders, as a way to offer our sincere gratitude for their
service to our country.
For information and assistance on how to become a member, see the "Membership" tab. We look forward to
hearing from you!