Welcome to the Sheridan Chapter Website
Sheridan is located near the northern border of Wyoming
near the Montana state line with a superb view of the Bighorn Mountains to the west.
The county and city were named in honor of General Philip Sheridan who was a career U.S. Army officer serving as a Union general during the American Civil War. In 1867, he was stationed in the West and took part in the Indian battles along the Bozeman Trail. This was the principal route taken by prospectors on their way to the Montana gold fields.
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About our Chapter
The Sheridan Chapter of the National Society DAR was organized with 25 members on December 15, 1910.
Volunteering at the Ft. MacKenzie Veterans Administration Medical Center in Sheridan in whatever capacity is a primary service provided by the Sheridan Chapter. Donations include time to hostess parties from summer picnics to Halloween. Members donate stamps at Christmastime, ‘ditty’ bags for toiletries, reading material, and DVDs. Members provide home-made pies for their Pie and Plant Sale in the spring.
The chapter meets the third Thursday of the month. Members come from Sheridan County as well as from Johnson County to the south. If you live in Sheridan County, or are planning to relocate here, and are interested in DAR, please contact Marcia.
The DAR was founded in 1890 and now has over 175,000 members throughout our country and abroad. DAR is a volunteer women’s service organization whose objectives are historic preservation, patriotism, and education.
The DAR Library is one of the world’s premier genealogical research centers. Among NSDAR records are thousands of names of Revolutionary War patriots who have been proven by members. To learn if your ancestral patriot has been proven in DAR, click here to connect to the DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS).
Photo credits: Esther Hobart Morris Statue: adapted from Matthew Trump, "Wyoming Capitol Morris Statue" May 31, 2005 via Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution. Grand Teton National Park: adapted from National Park Service, "Jackson Lake." Old Barn: adapted from Betty Jo Tindle, "An old barn" January 5, 2006 via Wikimedia Commons Creative Commons Attribution.