Photo by Katherine Wolfe

  Wayne County
Veterans Memorial

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Welcome to the David Williams Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Our chapter is named for a hero of the American Revolution. David Williams was born on January 27, 1765, and began his service in the Revolutionary War at the age of fifteen. He eventually became a lieutenant. In 1780, Williams and two other militiamen captured Major John Andre, a British officer. Andre had been conspiring with Benedict Arnold to betray West Point. Williams and the other two men received the Thanks of Congress, a silver medal, and a pension for their remarkable service. Lt. David Williams died in 1830 and the government placed an honorary stone at his grave.

Goldsboro, located in Wayne County, was incorporated in 1847 and is the home of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

Museum Sign Photo

Photo by Katherine Wolfe

Goldsboro is the home to the Wayne County Museum, which is supported by members of the David Williams Chapter as part of our commitment to historical preservation.



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