United States Daughters of 1812

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United States Daughters of 1812
United States Daughters of 1812, National Headquarters.jpg
Named after The War of 1812
Motto "Liberty, Fraternity, and Unity"
Established January 8, 1892; 126 years ago (1892-01-08)
Founder Flora Adams Darling
Founded at Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Headquarters 1461 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.,
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Coordinates 38°54′30″N 77°02′03″W / 38.908381°N 77.034146°W / 38.908381; -77.034146
Jacque-Lynne Amann Schulman
Website usdaughters1812.org

The United States Daughters of 1812 is an association of female descendants of veterans of the War of 1812, established on January 8, 1892, in Cleveland.[1]

Purpose

The United States Daughters of 1812 is a non-profit, women's organization based in Washington, D.C., dedicated to serving the "fraternal interests [of] women whose lineal ancestors served in the civil government, the army or the navy of the United States" between 1784 and 1815.[2] It is a "volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving and increasing knowledge of the history of the American people"[3] and is active in commemorating significant events from the time period of the War of 1812 such as the Battle of New Orleans.[4]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "United States Daughters of 1812". New International Encyclopedia. 1905. 
  2. ^ American almanac, year-book, cyclopaedia and atlas, 1903, 2nd ed.
  3. ^ National Society of the U.S.D. of 1812. About us. Retrieved 2011-11-10
  4. ^ http://wilsonpost.com/the-hermitage-to-commemorate-201st-anniversary-of-the-battle-of-new-orleans-cms-87114

Further reading


External links

  • Official website
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