Three Blogs

October 31, 2014
Early Tuesday morning, October 13, we departed our Paris hotel for the train station, grateful to be escorted by Frédérique de Beaumont.  We traveled by the high speed Eurostar train, allowing us a panoramic view of the French countryside via the “Chunnel” to London.  Upon our arrival at the International Train Station in London, we were met by Walter Hines Page Chapter Regent, Diana Diggines, Vice Regent, Meg Horvath, St. James Chapter Acting Regent Natalie Ward and member Laura Taylor at the Kitchen Tower, a restaurant featuring traditional British food in casual setting, overlooking the Tower of London.  I thoroughly enjoyed a generous serving of traditional fish and chips!  Diana,...Read More
October 30, 2014
After a fabulous week touring Scotland, Virginia Lingelbach, National Chair of Units Overseas, my husband, Steve, and I flew from Edinburgh to Paris for the first of six visits to our Units Overseas chapters.  Arriving in Paris at noon on Saturday, October 11, we were escorted from the airport to the hotel by my Personal Page, Frédérique de Beaumont, State Librarian, where we were greeted by State Regent Dominique Favreul and Rochambeau Chapter Regent Lucy Morin. Following our reception, we were given a private tour of selected works at the Louvre, including the Mona Lisa, conducted by Chapter Treasurer Caroline de Navacelle who is a National Registered Guide with privileges at the Louvre...Read More
October 27, 2014
I am so pleased to announce the launch of the new Members’ Section of the DAR Website, which now completes our project to redesign and upgrade the DAR web presence. You can now find the Members’ Section at www.dar.org/members, but you can also still access the section through the old URL http://members.dar.org as well. I am so proud of the new attractive and unified design of our public site, members’ section, Genealogical Research System, and eMembership. As many of you know, previously the DAR Public Website and DAR Members’ Website were two completely separate sites. Now all of the content and resources of the...Read More

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