Historical Societies

American Revolution Institute

The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati is an advocacy organization dedicated solely to promoting understanding and appreciation of the American Revolution and its legacy. It imagines a future in which every American is inspired by the American Revolution and embraces the revolutionary ideals of universal liberty and responsible citizenship.

Daughters of the Cincinnati

Founded in 1894 by descendants of George Washington’s officers, the Daughters of the Cincinnati honors the memory of those officers by providing scholarships to the daughters of career officers in the armed services.

Daughters of the Revolution

The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children.

Hereditary Societies of the USA

The hereditary society community serves America by compiling data about our past, documenting that data, and making it available the general public.

Sons of the American Revolution

The Sons of the American Revolution is the leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the war for independence.

Sons of the Revolution

The Society of Sons of the Revolution perpetuates the memory of the men who, in the military, naval and civil service of the colonies and of the Continental Congress, by their acts or counsel, achieved the Independence of the country.