On this day in 1890, The Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in Washington, DC. The DAR is dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. The DAR is a lineage based membership organization for women. There are over 3,000 chapters of the DAR in the United States and 26 chapters in 12 foreign countries! Bearwiskers says...TY DAR and God Bless the United States of America.