Lucretia Shaw Chapter, NSDAR

New London, Connecticut


Memorial Day Parade 2023, Niantic, Connecticut. Lucretia Shaw Chapter, NSDAR, and Jonathan Brooks Society, C.S.C.A.R.

Community Involvement

The members of the Lucretia Shaw Chapter, NSDAR, are proud to support our community in many ways to:

  • Locate, dedicate, and decorate the graves of American Revolutionary War veterans in local cemeteries.

  • Reward excellence in American history to students in local schools.


  • Recognize and reward good citizenship and community service.

  • Remember the veterans in the Rocky Hill Veterans Hospital, wounded American soldiers serving abroad, and homeless veterans by contributing personal care and comfort items.

  • Contribute food to local food banks and community meal centers.

  • Distribute the U.S. Flag Code, promoting respect and proper etiquette for our American flag, within our community.


  • Assist prospective DAR members, as well as members of the community, with lineage and genealogical research.

  • Participate in historic events held at Connecticut DAR and Connecticut Society Sons of the American Revolution owned properties.

  • Contribute educational materials to local libraries and cultural centers.

  • Promote conservation within our organization as well as in the community.

  • Participate, with other patriotic and hereditary societies, in the promotion of historic preservation, patriotism, and education.

Historic Preservation

Recognition from Congressman Joe Courtney celebrating 130 years of preservation of american history and patriotism, October 2022.

Lucretia Shaw Chapter, NSDAR, 2023 Excellent in American History Award Winners, May 2023.