Area scouts replace the flagpole in Cornwall

The Ethan Mary Baker Allen chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) once again has a sturdy flagpole from which to proudly fly the nation’s colors at its Samson Memorial Chapter House in Cornwall, thanks to the efforts of a local Scout troop.

DAR mansion to hold an open house this Saturday

A free open house will be held at the DAR’s John Strong Mansion in Addison on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and again from 2 to 3 p.m. 

Cornwall DAR house back in the limelight

The 108-year-old Samson Memorial House has become perhaps the nicest, but least used, building in Cornwall Village.

North Country Honor Flight honors Villeneuve

The Seth Warner – Rhoda Farrand Chapter of the DAR hosted two leaders of the North Country Honor Flight when they came to honor former Vergennes resident Jerry Villeneuve, a Korean veteran, who made the flight last fall.

Coffey named DAR Teacher of the Year

Rebecca Coffey, a Social Studies teacher at Vergennes Union High School, has been named not only the chapter American History Teacher of the Year, but also the DAR Vermont American History Teacher of the year. 

VUHS student named DAR good citizen

VERGENNES — Ben Curtis, a senior at Vergennes Union High School and recent Student of the Week, has been chosen for this year’s DAR Good Citizenship award. Each year a Vergennes Union High School senior is chosen for the award. Faculty members nominate th … (read more)

Bixby, DAR preserving local history

VERGENNES — In 2017 the Vermont State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) embarked on a joint project with Bixby Library in Vergennes to conserve specific Samuel Strong papers found in Bixby’s collection. These papers date from the late 170 … (read more)