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Video of DSDI Annual Congress at Independence Hall, Philadelphia

A video of the DSDI Annual Congress at Independence Hall in Philadelphia July 4, 2017 may be seen here:  

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DSDI Scholarship winners 2017-2018

Name Ancestor College or University Anneke Belman Samuel Chase, William Ellery, Oliver Wolcott State University of New York, Purchase Rachel Burke John Hart Quinnipiac University Leah Bushey Richard Stockton Willamette University Luke Clements John Hart University of Pennsylvania Sarah Cooper … Continue reading

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Gifts and Contributions

Annual Fund Drive  November 1, 2016 – October 31, 2017 The Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence wishes to thank all of those who have so generously participated in the Annual Fund Drive.  Your gifts are most … Continue reading

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DSDI convenes in Philadelphia

The DSDI Board of Governors met in the Wyndham Hotel in Philadelphia on July 3. Twelve members were in attendance.  The meeting was led by the DSDI President-General Hope Middleton Wood. The board discussed various topics concerning the running of … Continue reading

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DSDI Spring Meeting at Stratford Hall, Virginia

Join us for a family-oriented weekend for our next DSDI meeting at Stratford Hall, Virginia. All ages are invited to explore nature and history April 20-22, 2018, at the plantation home built by Thomas and Hannah Lee, the fifth great-grandparents … Continue reading

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President-General’s message

Dear Descendants, It has been a great honor and privilege to serve as the President-General of this Society and it has provided me with many opportunities to represent you.  I have been asked to place a wreath at the Jefferson … Continue reading

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Gifts and Contributions

November 1, 2016 – March 17, 2017 The Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence wishes to thank all of those who have so generously participated in the Annual Fund Drive.  Your gifts are most important and will … Continue reading

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Plaque project completed with 56 markers for Signers

The Board of Governors received the following report at their spring meeting in Charlottesville, Va., on March 31, 2017. “We as an organization are forever indebted to Grace Staller for her incredible 13-year effort to commemorate and honor our ancestors.  … Continue reading

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Mr. Jefferson stars at DSDI meeting in Charlottesville

Thomas Jefferson was the highlight of DSDI’s spring meeting in Charlottesville, Va., March 31-April 2. More than 80 DSDI members, spouses and guests enjoyed the beautiful environs as they explored colonial history and the contributions of a Founding Father. The … Continue reading

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Family visits gravesites of all 56 Signers

  The seeds of our journey were planted while on vacation in the oddest of places for such a quest – Hawaii.  As we walked to the Kailua-Kona 4th of July parade my oldest daughter, then 7 years old, asked … Continue reading

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