Service Projects

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The Vesuvius Furnace Chapter, NSDAR, is dedicated to the mission of the DAR in promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children and sponsors activities in each area of focus highlighted by the following:

Historic Preservation

  • Mark graves of local Revolutionary War figures
  • Support the preservation of local historical sites, venues and monuments
  • Support the National Society for preservation of the NSDAR buildings
  • Participate in local historic programs, tours, and events

Promoting Patriotism

  • Support of the United States Veteran
  • Observe Flag Day, Memorial Day and Veterans Day
  • Recognize local veterans
  • March in the Westport 4th of July Parade and Denver Christmas Parade


  • Present Constitution Week programs in elementary schools
  • Participate in Bells Across America on September 17 to honor signing of the Constitution
  • Sponsor American History essay contests for grades 5 and 6
  • Sponsor DAR Good Citizens essays for high school seniors
  • Support DAR schools

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