What We Do

The Rock River Chapter NSDAR host several programs and projects to honor our patriot ancestors by fostering historical preservation, education, and patriotism. We work together on activities that promote American heritage, service for veterans, preservation of genealogical records, commemorative events, conservation, scholarships for students, and other activities sponsored by our chapter.


Flag Day
The Rock River Chapter NSDAR, donated an American flag to the Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society, at the Lincoln Learning Center in Sterling. The flag had flown over the White House on Abraham Lincoln's 209th birthday, February 12.

Flag Day 2018
Donating flag to the Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society

NSDAR National Day of Service
Our chapter celebrates the anniversary of the founding of DAR by participating in the National DAR Day of Service. Community service projects organized by chapter members honor our organization’s commitment to service to America for more than 125 years.

NSDAR National Day of Service

Historical Preservation
Our chapter, toured the Lincoln-Manahan Home Museum, in Sterling, Illinois. Before he became President, Abraham Lincoln stayed overnight in this now-restored home.

Visiting the Lincoln-Manahan Home Museum
Visiting the Lincoln-Manahan Home Museum

Community Service
The Rock River Chapter of the DAR celebrated its 100th anniversary on May 17, 2018.

Rock River Chapter celebrating its 100-year anniversary
Rock River Chapter celebrating its 100-year anniversary

2018 VIS Approval

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