2012-10-18 / Personalities

Local DAR chapter busy with numerous activities, celebrations

From local community involvement to national and state events the Kettle Creek Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution closed out an extended week of celebration and activities.

Demonstrating commitment to the Society motto of God, Country and Home, the Daughters placed “Betsey the Squarecrow” at the Square in Washington; joined the park superintendent at Kings Mountain National Military Battlefield for the 232 anniversary; and participated with the Coastal Historical Society and DAR—SAR dignitaries in placing three granite markers in Savannah Memorial Park; and held Revolutionary era period dress events at the Pulaski, General Nathanael Greene, and Sergeant William Jasper monuments in downtown Savannah.

According to Jane Owen, regent, Chapter members also joined the living history team of the Kettle Creek NSDAR, Children of the American Revolution, Georgia State SAR Educational re-enactors, Wire Grass Chapter SAR , W-WSAR and the Kettle Creek Battlefield Association, Inc., at Callaway Plantation.

The Chapter also displayed 18th Century living history tables and exhibits at Callaway Plantation on Mule Day as they shared America’s history with Washington-Wilkes citizens and the many other visitors.

Return to top