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DSDI members enjoy reenactment at St. John’s Church in Richmond

Last year, DSDI as well as the Virginia Society of DSDI, financially supported a major renovation of Historic St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia.  As a thank you, DSDI members were invited in August to attend a reenactment at the … Continue reading

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Josiah Bartlett home is unique among the signers

The homes of the 56 signers of the Declaration have aged in different ways since 1776.  Some have been taken over by preservation societies, some have undergone extensive renovations, some are open to the public, others are in private hands, … Continue reading

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108th Annual Congress, Philadelphia, PA 2015

The DSDI Board of Governors met Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Philadelphia with a full agenda of DSDI business to consider. Afterwards, many members and their families gathered at the hotel for an iconic Philadelphia cheese … Continue reading

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DSDI convenes at Mount Vernon

A fifer led us down the hill at Mount Vernon to George Washington’s Tomb, where we sang the National Anthem and paid our respects to our nation’s first President and First Lady. It was a moving experience, part of a … Continue reading

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The National Anthem at George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon

The Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence sing the National Anthem at George Washington’s Tomb in Mount Vernon, Va., accompanied by a fifer who played in the U.S. Army Old Guard at Arlington and at the White … Continue reading

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Photos from DSDI event at Mount Vernon

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DSDI places wreath at George Washington’s Tomb in Mount Vernon


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Dedication of plaque for George Read, Signer

Dedication of the recently installed plaque for George Read, Signer from New Castle, Delaware May 23, 2015, 10:30 a.m., at the cemetery of Immanuel Episcopal Church The Strand & Harmony St., New Castle, Del. Speaker, Laurie Croft, President-General of the D.S.D.I. Blessing … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Revolution in Charleston

History was all around us as DSDI members celebrated the revolutionary heritage of Charleston, South Carolina and were welcomed to this beautiful city. The historic district provided a meaningful setting for 90 members and their guests Oct. 10-12, 2014. We … Continue reading

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DSDI dedicates bench honoring seven Signers in Philadelphia

On Thursday July 3, 2014 at our 107th Annual Congress we dedicated a beautiful granite bench in the historic Christ Church burial ground, where seven Signers are buried. The bench has our DSDI bronze plaque In the middle of the … Continue reading

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