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Are you a descendant of a Revolutionary War patriot? Do you want to participate more fully in your community?

The  Brigadier General James Brickett – Old Newbury Chapter of the DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical volunteer women’s service organization.  We invite you to join us by serving in our community through promoting patriotism, preserving American history and securing America’s future through better education.

Chapter Places Wreath for LCPL Robert Moscillo

Chapter Regent Jennifer Conway and Recording Secretary Debbie McArdle were honored to lay a wreath for LCPL Robert Moscillo during Wreaths Across America at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence on behalf of his platoon commander Nathan Zygmont, son of Bunny Zygmont of the Dolly Madison DAR Chapter. LCPL Moscillo was from Salem and was assigned to the 1st Combat

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December Meeting and Holiday Party

We met this month at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell for our December meeting and holiday party.  We were joined by several members from the new Parson Roby DAR Chapter founded by former members of the BGJBON Chapter.  After the meeting, we enjoyed snacks while we shared in a Yankee Swap.  Museum Curator Pam Weeks gave us a

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Holiday Gift Bags for Veterans

We met this month at the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center in Haverhill to create holiday gift bags for 58 veterans. Thank you to all the chapter members who donated items. The gift bags included toiletries, hats, gloves, socks, candy, snacks, books, puzzles, and other small gift items,. Each veterans also received a gift card to Market Basket. In the past,

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2021 DAR Day of Service

Chapter members met on Saturday, October 9 at the Pentucket Cemetery in Haverhill to clean the gravestones and cemetery. Members cleaned the gravestones of Brigadier General James Brickett and his family, and also planted daffodils around the plot. Many other veteran markers in the cemetery were cleaned, and we even raked a bag or two of the early leaves. Thanks

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Honoring Mary Barton

Chapter members met at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Newburyport on September 12 to honor Mary Plumer Barton with a DAR marker and flowers. A DAR member since 1928, Mary was an avid conservationist, living the DAR’s missions of Historic Preservation and Patriotism. Her generous contributions to our Chapter will forever be remembered.

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