Daughters of the American Revolution
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) was founded on October 11, 1890. Membership honors and preserves the legacy of the patriot ancestors of its members. DAR members, through participation in the Society's various programs and activities, continue this legacy. The objectives of the organization are: historic preservation, education, and patriotism.
The first documented meeting of the Philip Livingston Chapter, NSDAR, was held April 9, 1908. The chapter was chartered on July 8, 1908, with twelve members; Mrs. Kate Smith Stowe was organizing regent. Member names are: Martha Hickey Beach, Cordelia Sexton Bullock, Grace Fishbeck Knapp, Addie Munroe Garland, Maude Kneeland Gough, Adaline Lamb Huntington, Alice Lee Lee, Isabelle McPherson, Rosa Lee McPherson, Florence Knapp Rumsey, Lucretia Scofield Smith, and Kate Smith Stowe.