Twenty-First Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Meeting
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The Twenty-First Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at the Des Plaines Elks Lodge #1526, 495 Lee Street in Des Plaines. Luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. Outstanding American History Scholars and Good Citizen winners from the Maine Township High Schools and Niles North and Niles West High Schools will be honored at this meeting. The Chapter is pleased to have Mr. David Keller present a program entitled “Chicago’s Camp Douglas Restoration Project.” Camp Douglas was a Civil War prison housing over 30,000 Confederate prisoners. Mr. Keller is the founder and Managing Director of the Camp Douglas Restoration Foundation. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal decent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. The DAR recognizes "Patriots: as not only soldiers but also anyone who contributed to the cause of American freedom." Women in the Northwest Suburban area, who are interested in learning more about the Daughters of the American Revolution, please contact Dorothy Wilson at (847) 328-6946 for further details.