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The Polly Wyckoff-David Demarest Chapter

We are a volunteer women's service organization dedicated to pursuing the objectives of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) - Historic Preservation, Promotion of Education, and Patriotic Endeavor. Our members are active in many DAR programs on the local, state, and national level, including:

  • Documenting and preserving genealogical and historic research for future generations.
  • Special observance of soldiers' graves and historic sites.
  • Assisting prospective members to process their papers.
  • The DAR provides a free download of the DAR Manual for Citizenship, for distribution to the foreign-born who apply for citizenship, or for use in Americanism classes for the foreign-born.

Our members continually promote the awareness of our national historic heritage. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Polly Wyckoff-David Demarest Chapter, please contact our Registrar Wendy Cummings.

DAR Project Patriot is the official Daughters of the American Revolution project that supports America's volunteer women's service men and women.

Click on the "Support Project Patriot" banner below to find out how the DAR is supporting our troops.

Support Project Patriot

National Motto
God, Home, and Country

National Theme

Rise and Shine for America


Let your light shine before others that they may see

your good deeds and glorify your father in heaven.

 Matthew 5:16


The Mission of the VanBuren Associates is to energize

members to rise up in meaningful service to America

and to shine by raising awareness of DAR’s purpose,

relevancy and vibrancy through robust public outreach.

We will honor the spirit of our Revolutionary ancestors

and educate the public about their sacrifices,

and we will actively promote the rights and

responsibilities of U.S. citizenship.

Our administration goals include completing the final

phase of restoration for DAR Constitution Hall;

working to propel membership to 200,000; and ensuring

financial stability and leadership training at every level.


Our Theme
"Like a candle shines,
so, does our membership."

Our Motto:
"Keeping the lights of
tradition burning

Our Mission Statement:
"The Matthews Administration will
the path to the
 objectives of our beloved society."

“Neither do people light a candle, and put it
under a bushel; but on a candlestick, and it gives
light to all that are in the house.”

Matthew 5:15

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Polly Wyckoff-David Demarest Chapter NSDAR, West Englewood, New Jersey 

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