Welcome to the Desert Palm Chapter DAR
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a non-profit, non-political volunteer service organization made up of over 175,000 members worldwide and 3,000 chapters. These chapters are located in all 50 states and in many countries around the world. On October 11, 1890, eighteen women met to officially organize the NSDAR for historic, educational, and patriotic purposes.
The Desert Palm Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, was organized on December 2, 1995, and Lillian Decker was the organizing regent. The chapter's name was chosen to honor the fan leaf palm that was a beacon to the early settlers and those attempting to reach the West Coast, for its signal of life-saving water in the barren desert landscape. Most members are from the Imperial County area with many snow birds visiting our chapter in the winter months. Local residency is not a requirement for membership in any chapter.
The Desert Palm Chapter meets on the first or second Saturday of the month, October through May, in Imperial.