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DELMAR: A century of service

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in October of 1890 when a group of women in the nation's capital formed their own organization. Torey said the only prerequisite for any woman who would like to be a member of the DAR.

"The biggest requirement is that you have to be a descendent of a patriot who fought in the Revolutionary War," Torey said.

That, however, sounds like a tall genealogical task to muster.

"A lot of people will find they have an ancestor from the war they never realized," said Torey.

The next time you stop by town hall, look at the back wall of the main meeting room and you'll see a large American Flag encased in a frame that a local Tawasentha Chapter member made several years ago.

"The donation of the 1861 U.S. Civil War flag on display at Town Hall and other displays around town promote patriotism to young and old alike," said Cunningham.""

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