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Welcome to
Estahakee Chapter
Boca Raton, Florida

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The ESTAHAKEE Chapter takes its name from the Seminole word meaning "Beautiful Scene" and was originally organized in Boca Raton, Florida, on May 8, 1961. Beginning with only 25 Charter Members, our Chapter has grown to a membership of nearly 150.

Meetings of our award-winning chapter are held on the second Monday of each month, October through May.

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The NSDAR Objectives are as follows:

1. Historic Preservation - Perpetuation of the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence by the preservation of historical relics and locations, and of records of their individual service.

2. Promotion of Education - Support of educational facilities.

3. Patriotic Endeavor - Promotion of patriotism and love of country; encouragement of research and publication of historical documents.

Chapter Activities

Estahakee Chapter supports the NSDAR Objectives through
the following activities:

  • American History Essay Contest - open to all public, private, or parochial school students in Boca Raton in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8, or in a sanctioned home study program.

  • DAR Good Citizen Contest - open to Seniors in various Boca Raton High Schools.

  • NSDAR Sponsored Schools - funds donated to schools throughout the country.

  • NJROTC - an Annual award is presented to an outstanding NJROTC Cadet.

  • Patriotic Events - Chapter sponsors Veterans Day programs annually and participates in Memorial Day Services at gravesides.

  • U.S. Flag - presented annually to patriotic organization, historical society, school, scout troop, or retirement/nursing home.

  • Historical Preservation - Dedication of Historical Marker. Members research, type and index records for placement in libraries and the Boca Raton Historical Society.

  • Lineage Research - genealogy workshops, free and open to the public, are sponsored by Estahakee Chapter, and group genealogy trips are arranged for members and prospective members.  For more information, please contact our Chapter Lineage Research Chairman Betty Schulz, or our Registrar  Jerald Minasy

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For information regarding membership requirements,
please visit our National Site.
Interested in membership in the Boca Raton Chapter, please contact:
Susan Wuest

Chapter Regent


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National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

President General, NSDAR
Lynn Forney Young

Florida State Society Regent
Cynthia Wolfe Symanek
 

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Website last updated:
November 11, 2013

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