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Ripley-Lieutenant Byrd Chapter, Ripley, Ohio
Daughters of the American Revolution
Founded 1912 & 1915
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The Ripley Chapter, founded on 17 October 1912, took took its name from the town of Ripley, Ohio. Col. James Poage was the founder of Ripley, Ohio and was a Revolutionary Soldier. Lieutenant Byrd was selected as the name for the chapter founded on 23 January 1915, honoring Lt. William Byrd's father Charles Willing Byrd for whom Byrd Township was named. It was a part of Adams County when Charles Willing Byrd lived there; Decatur being the oldest town in Brown County, having been laid out in 1803.

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Our Location

Members of the Ripley-Lieutenant Byrd Chapter come from Cincinnati, Hillsboro, Cleveland, Ripley, and Georgetown, Ohio.

Our Meetings

Chapter meetings are held in Ripley or Georgetown on the second Saturday of the following months: April, June, September, October, November.

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

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