Major Nathaniel Mitchell Chapter, NSDAR

Georgetown, Delaware

Welcome to the Major Nathaniel Mitchell Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR). Our Georgetown chapter was organized on December 8, 1972. Our focus is patriotism, education, historic preservation, as well as community service.

Our renowned Patriot, Major Nathaniel Mitchell, a hero in the Revolutionary War, and a Governor of the State of Delaware was born in Laurel, Delaware in 1753. He was the son of James and Margaret Dagsworthy Mitchell. His mother was a sister of General John Dagsworthy, a famed French and Indian War and Revolutionary War hero. Nothing of Mitchell’s education and early life is recorded.

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The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to:

  • Promoting Patriotism
  • Preserving American History
  • Securing America’s future through better Education for Children



  • holds a Family Fun Night in August.
  • supports Canine Assisting Service Heroes.
  • participates in educating children and our local community during Constitution Week…

2022- 2025 OFFICERS

  • Carol Evans, Regent
  • Adrienne M. Donaway, Vice Regent
  • Karen Parker, Chaplain
  • Glenda Scott, Recording Secretary
  • Elizabeth Tingle, Corresponding Secretary
  • Judith Schlott, Treasurer
  • Norma Frost, Registrar
  • Lara Whitehead, Historian
  • Alice Min, Librarian


Since 1923, our National Society has been awarding scholarships to help students attain higher education and achieve their career aspirations. Information about our 28 scholarships is provided on both the DAR public and member websites. There are a variety of scholarships…