Historic Preservation

Oregon Lewis & Clark Chapter members traveled up the McKenzie River to the Forest Ranger Station in order to clean the historical marker that was placed in 1922 by the Oregon Lewis and Clark Chapter. The marker was placed to commemorate the passing of the pioneers over McKenzie Pass. Over…

National DAR Day of Service

The chosen project for National In‐Service Day was an evening of volunteering at Bags of Love. This is a wonderful non‐profit that’s sole goal is to provide necessities and comfort items to children who are in crisis due to neglect, abuse, poverty or homelessness. We met at…

Thanksgiving History

The tradition of the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving is steeped in myth and legend. Few people realize that the Pilgrims did not celebrate Thanksgiving the next year, or any year thereafter, though some of their descendants later made a “Forefather’s Day” that usually occurred on December…

Lane County Veterans Day Parade

Oregon Lewis and Clark Chapter will be marching (or riding, depending on weather!) in the 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on November 6th in Springfield. Come join this festive event and wear your red, white, and blue. The parade starts at 1:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity…