Shipboard Activities

Chesapeake Chapter NSDAR members happily serve their country and community in a myriad of ways:

      Collect toiletries and food for the United Services Organization (USO).

      Support Crossnore School and other DAR educational projects by collecting "Box Tops for Education."

      Promote colonial history by participating in the Battle of Great Bridge re-enactment and wearing colonial attire in several parades.

      Judge student essay contests that promote our American Revolution heritage.

      Sponsor citizenship and achievement awards for local students.

      Donate funds and perform volunteer research for the preservation and restoration of Norfolk County records and other historical records.

      Welcome foreign-born immigrants as new American citizens in a naturalization ceremony.

      Celebrate America’s armed forces at our annual Veterans Day Luncheon.

    • Ensuring historically accurate attire.
    • The boarding of the USS Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake Chapter NSDAR Daughters celebrate the patriots' victory at the 2010 Battle of Great Bridge re-enactment.
    • The HMS Shannon leads the USS Chesapeake into Halifax Harbor — June 1813
    • Celebrating America's veterans at the 2012 Virginia Beach Veterans Day Parade.
    • Chesapeake Chapter Daughters attend the 2012 Virginia DAR Fall Muster.
    • Celebrating America's independence at the 2012 South Norfolk July 4th Parade.
    • Fashionable Ladies: Chesapeake Chapter Daughters model 1776 traditional dress.
    • Let freedom ring!
    • Chesapeake Chapter parade float.
    • Chesapeake Chapter Daughters attend the South Carolina Dessert Extravaganza at Continental Congress.
    • As one member commented, "It's not a's a chapeau!" We agree!
    • Our ladies enjoyed sweet treats and fun at the chapter's annual high tea.
    • Daughters enjoying our annual chapter tea.
    • Honoring our colonial heritage.
    • Chesapeake Chapter Daughters dressed for a parade.
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