Welcome to our web site and thank you for your interest in the Nathaniel Bacon Chapter! We would love to hear from you and stand ready to provide guidance and assistance with your application process.

Membership Eligibility

Any woman is eligible for membership in the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution who is not less than eighteen years of age, and who is lineally descended from one who served, or was loyal to the cause of American Independence.  This would be one who served as a sailor, soldier, civil officer, was a recognized patriot, or who rendered material aid to the Colonies, provided the applicant for chapter membership is personally acceptable to the chapter.


This chapter does not discriminate against an applicant for membership on the basis of race or creed.

Some of the steps you will need to take are...

- Trace your family lineage
- Identify your Revolutionary War patriot ancestor
- Locate a DAR chapter — we hope you will consider Nathaniel Bacon!
- Complete the application process

Who are DAR members?  They are women who...

- Care about fostering good citizenship
- Want to honor their ancestors
- Are devoted to educating our youth
- Want to preserve our past for future generations

To learn more about our chapter, please send an e-mail to our chapter registrar, Ann Alvis Shibut. Your message should include your name, e-mail address, telephone number, and the best time to contact you.

We also encourage you to visit the websites offered by our national and state organizations

Why Join the DAR?

NSDAR is an international volunteer women’s service organization. Daughters honor the patriotic service of their ancestors with various volunteer service opportunities.

Want to know more about what our members do and how we sustain our commitment to service? View this informative, five-part video series entitled "Today's DAR" that is presented below. Learn how our members contribute and commit to the health of our communities in the United States and abroad.