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Welcome
to the Washington State Society DAC website!
The Daughters of the American Colonists is a lineage society dedicated to patriotism, education, and historic preservation. We are also about friendship and community service. This website explains all about our state organization, and we encourage your participation. Please come inside to learn more about the Washington State Society. We have gathered information that you should find informative and interesting.

Our members are all descendants of a man or woman who rendered patriotic or civil service to the American Colonies prior to July 4, 1776. Perhaps you have a Colonial ancestor in your family as well! While we are a lineage organization, we are also a service organization. Washington Daughters are active throughout their communities, promoting patriotism, education, and historic preservation.

Our National Theme is "Participation through Involvement." Embracing that theme, as State Regent in Washington State, my project is to mark and celebrate the 1870 women's suffrage site in south Thurston County on the Littlerock Elementary School grounds. We had a marker installed in the summer of 2020, through a Votes for Women Centennial Grant from the Washington State Historical Society. Happily, it was completed just in time for the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment! As part of the national and statewide recognition, we will hold a grand celebration for our community and school kids to remember! Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 17, at 2 p.m. on the Littlerock Elementary School grounds. Please be sure to click on the "my project" button to learn about our history contest for kids and the upcoming celebration. We invite you!
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To learn more about the National Society, follow the link above to NSDAC. If you are interested in membership, please contact the chapter nearest you or our state registrar.

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As Washington State Regent and on behalf of the Washington State Daughters, welcome to our website.

 Diane Smith
Washington State Regent




Objects of the National Society


The object of this Society shall be Patriotic, Historical and Educational;
  • to make research as to the history and deeds of the American colonists and to record and publish the same;

  • to commemorate deeds of colonial interest; to inculcate and foster love of America and its institutions by all its residents;

  • to obey its laws and venerate its Flag - the emblem of its power and civic righteousness.


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