Founders of the DAR Memorial
Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to the founders of the National Society, Daughters of the… read more
Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to the founders of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. Bronze medallions honor Eugenia Washington, Mary Desha, Ellen Hardin Walworth, and Mary Smith Lockwood, who founded the society in 1890. Topics included the sculptor, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, herself a DAR member, and the symbolism of the monument.
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