Membership

Thank you for your interest in the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Comte de Grasse Chapter!

Any woman is eligible for membership who is no less than eighteen years of age and can prove lineal, blood line descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence. Click here to see if you are eligible.

Are you unsure of where to begin? We will help you navigate the application process, including genealogical research. Our registrar is willing to assist you and to answer any questions that you may have.

Comte de Grasse is an active chapter, and we are involved at local, state, and national levels. We are a diverse group of ladies who share a love of history, genealogy, education, patriotism, preservation, and fun.

What are the benefits of joining Comte de Grasse?

  • Stewardship of the Yorktown Custom House

  • Programs on history, preservation, genealogy, and education

  • Presenting citizenship awards and scholarships in local schools

  • Participating in commemorative events such as Yorktown Day,      Constitution Week, Flag Day, 4th of July, and Memorial Day

  • Promoting literacy

  • Celebrating new American citizens at naturalization ceremonies

  • Promoting patriotism in the community

  • Supporting our veterans and active military

  • Making new friends and developing leadership skills
  • We invite you to attend one of our meetings to learn more about DAR. Our chapter holds its meetings on Saturdays in order to better accommodate our working and student members. Our calendar, which includes meeting dates, is available on the right.

    Please click on my name below and send me an e-mail with your name, address, and phone number. I will then respond with more detailed information on membership requirements and application instructions. You will also be placed on our mailing list and notified of upcoming meetings.

    To make visiting us easier, we pair all prospective members with a veteran chapter member to serve as your mentor.

    We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

    Ceil Powers, Membership Chairman