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Peter Minuit Chapter, NSDAR, has over 100 members. Meeting activities are focused on the three objectives of the NSDAR: historic preservation, promotion of education, and patriotic endeavor. The chapter is known nationally for the enthusiasm and diversity of its membership. We often invite speakers to our meetings to deepen our knowledge of American history and heritage and the work of our National Society. Please feel free to contact our chapter if you have questions about DAR activities on the local, state, or national level. We're here to help you be more involved!

Membership Eligibility

Any woman is eligible for membership who is no less than eighteen years of age and can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage, and death.

More information can be found at the Become a Member page.

How to get involved

We welcome all women with American Revolutionary War Patriot ancestry to join our chapter. Please contact the Peter Minuit Chapter, NSDAR, to learn more about meetings or to join.

In addition to monthly meetings, our chapter offers diverse activities, which are scheduled primarily on weeknights and weekends. Members' children, families, and guests are encouraged to join in these activities and get involved in our community.

Need Some Help?

Yes, the prospect of proving over 300 years of lineage can be daunting if you're starting from scratch...but WE'RE HERE TO HELP!

Our chapter includes genealogists & historians, and we provide workshops throughout the year to assist with your research. Just drop us a note to say hi, and we will walk with you every step of the way.