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By Peggy Trinkle, Regent
John Guill Chapter, NSDAR
The John Guill Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet today (Wednesday) at the Owen County Public Library at 1 p.m.
To commemorate Women’s History Month, the chapter welcomes Georgia Green Stamper as its speaker.
Stamper, a native of Owen County, is a recognized and award-winning author. Her books “You Can Go Anywhere” and “Butter in the Morning” tell short stories of rural life in Owen County and others.
She writes the column “Georgia: On My Mind” for the Owenton News Herald.
Stamper will be talking about learning, saving and sharing our family stories.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded Oct. 11, 1890 and incorporated by act of Congress in 1896.
One of 3,000 NSDAR chapters, the John Guill Chapter, meets at the Owen County Public Library at 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month, except January, February, July and August. Programs feature history, patriotism, women’s issues, education and the environment.
donations to active military troops as well as veterans being seen at Veterans Hospitals in Kentucky. NSDAR and KSDAR offer scholarships. These are just a few of the things DAR does. Women 18 years of age or older that are interested in documenting their ancestry to an American Revolution soldier or patriot are welcome to attend meetings and/or contact Peggy Trinkle at (502) 484-5382.
For more information about DAR go to www.dar.org.