Our 2021-22 Calendar

We meet on the first Friday of each month, October through May.  Below you will find the topics of this year's meetings.

We also have a social gathering, DAR After Dark, which is usually the 4th Thursday of the month.   

Join us so you can learn more about DAR and the Samuel Chase Chapter NSDAR.

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Our in-person meetings and socials are subject to change or cancellation based on CDC recommendations and Maryland’s COVID-19 mandates.  No member should feel that they are obligated to attend an in-person meeting or social.  You, better than anyone, know your health risks and comfort level. 

 

 

October 1, 2021.      Presentation of the Flag that has flown over  the United States Capitol

Peggy Genvert will present the flag to Steve Leonard, CEO of Tidal Health, and Debbie Abbott, Chairperson of the Hospital Board.

November 6.     Roger Sherman, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Our Peggy Genvert will be presenting her patriot, Roger Sherman. Peggy joined the DAR April 21, 2012.  Roger Sherman was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and has an interesting story!

Eleanor Mulligan will present a Flag that has flown over the U.S. Capitol to Larry Robinson of the MAC Center and he will spend a few minutes on what the MAC Center does. 

 We will induct our new members.

December 4.   From the Foundation of Salisbury to 1775

Dr. G. Ray Thompson, Professor Emeritus of History at SU and Founder and Past Director of the Nabb Center, will discuss  the origins of the village of Salisbury and its social, religious, political, architectural and economic development from its foundation to the time of the American Revolution.

We will memorialize Samuel Chase daughters who have recently passed. .

 February 5.    Good Citizens Awards

Deb Breda will preside over the annual DAR Good Citizens Awards program.  After the winners read their essays, distinguished local dignitaries will offer remarks.

March 5.   The 200th Anniversary of Santa Fe Trail

In honor of the upcoming 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail our own Kate Manizade will us a woman’s perspective from Down the Santa Fe Trail and into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1847-1847.

We will induct our new members.

April 9.     Fascinating Women of Delmarva 

Award-winning author Jim Duffy of Cambridge will share stories of interesting and important Delmarva women from days gone by. Duffy is the author of two books of Eastern Shore Road Trips and a third book, Tubman Travels, about the local Underground Railroad. He is also the founder of the ‘Secrets of the Eastern Shore’ website and Facebook page.

The April meeting is the Annual Meeting as stated in the By-Laws of the Samuel Case Chapter.

May 1.     Installation of Officers 

The new Regent and Officers of the Samuel Chase Chapter will be installed by State Regent Maureen Doughtery Tipton.