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Capitan, New Mexico






Who We Are



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Description automatically generatedNational Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR)

NSDAR is one of the largest women’s lineage-based patriotic nonprofit organizations in the world whose members are dedicated to historic preservation, education, and patriotism.

Any woman age 18 or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove her lineal (bloodline) descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible to join.

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What We Do


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Sierra Blanca Chapter NSDAR

Chapter meetings are held the third Thursday of the month September through May, at 11:30 a.m. in Ruidoso, New Mexico.  Following the business meeting, a 20-minute program may be presented on topics of interest to the members such as DAR Museum exhibits, lineage research techniques, community service projects, veterans services, and commemorative events.

Service projects include placing flags at veteran graves at Fort Stanton Cemetery, Fort Stanton, New Mexico, for Memorial Day weekend and wreaths in December.  Genealogy workshops and special presentations are offered periodically.


Join Us

We cordially invite you to contact us if you are interested in membership information or attending a meeting.






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Our History


On November 9, 1972, at a dinner at the historic Wortley Hotel in Lincoln, New Mexico, Sierra Blanca Chapter NSDAR was organized as the 16th chapter of the New Mexico Daughters of the American Revolution. The name Sierra Blanca was chosen because Sierra Blanca Peak dominates the landscape in the area, seeming to challenge all to reach for ever-higher goals.






Our Officers


Regent - Susanne O’Malley

Vice Regent – Paula Lasky

Recording Secretary – Margery Brosch

Corresponding Secretary – Diane Clarke

Treasurer – Donna Clarke

Registrar – Paula Lasky


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Our Patriots

Patriot – State – Service


Allen, Noah – CT – Ensign

Bronson, Michael – CT – Lieutenant

Brookshire, Mannering – NC – Patriotic Service, Lieutenant

Clark, Ebenezer, Sr. – CT – Patriotic Service

Detter, Matthias – PA – Patriotic Service, Private

Drake, Gideon – CT – Private

Folk, John – PA – Private

Foulks, Theophilus – PA – Patriotic Service

Geyer, Robert – MA – Patriotic Service

Hardwick, Thomas – VA – Patriotic Service

Haycock, William – PA – Patriotic Service

Higgins, William – VA – Private

Holland, Charles – SC – Private

Kirkpatrick, John – NJ – Lieutenant

Knowlton, Roswell – MA – Civil Service, Patriotic Service, Private

McDearman, Thomas Monroe – SC – Private

Norton, Peter – MA – Civil Service

Quinby, Joseph – MA – Private

Sears, Richard – MA – Sergeant

Simmons, Silas, Sr. – CT – Patriotic Service

Smalley, James – NJ – Private

Stewart, William – PA – Patriotic Service, Private

Williams, Ebenezer – VA – Private

Woodson, Miller – VA – Captain

Wright, William – VA – Private











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