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Nathan Perry Chapter, Lorain, Ohio
Daughters of the American Revolution
Founded 1918
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Nathan Perry Chapter was organized by Mrs. Theodore Oehlke. It was the 65th chapter in Ohio state as well as being the largest with 85 charter members. The chapter also had several Real Granddaughters of the American Revolution.

The chapter was named after Major Nathan Perry, a Revolutionary Soldier who came to Ohio with Cleaveland's surveying party to purchase land in the Lorain area. His son, Nathan Perry, became a first settler of Lorain, Ohio, by establishing a trading post in 1807.

Our chapter has been part of the Lorain Memorial Association Service since 1931 and presents a JROTC Medal to outstanding cadets at Lorain Admiral King, Southview, and Grafton high schools. Forty-two lineage books have been donated to the Lorain Public Library Genealogy Department. The chapter also helped to found the Tamassee DAR School.

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Our Location

The Nathan Perry Chapter has members from Lorain and the surrounding county of Lorain.

Our Meetings

Meetings are held on Thursdays at various locations around Lorain County. There is no regular meeting in January due to the chapter board meeting. Meetings are not held in July and August.

Contact Us

Interested in membership in the DAR? Please feel free to contact us via e-mail.


Links

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Ohio Society Daughters of the American Revolution




Last Updated: Aug 2008   Webmaster