Local chapter of DAR celebrates fifth anniversary

Members of the Brooklyn Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated its fifth year anniversarywith a birthday celebration skit highlighting “Women in History” during a gathering at the home of member Eugenie Roussel.

Each member read the accomplishments of several females who made revolutionary history, underscoring the chapter’s 2010 theme of “Writing Women Back into History.”

The Daughters of the American Revolution, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, DC, promote historic preservation, education and patriotism.

Their next meeting is April 7, and will feature a program on Anne Sans, a Brooklyn resident during the American Revolution. Interested prospective members can email the chapter registrar at [email protected].