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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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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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Spring meeting in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, VA April 10-12, 2015 Do not miss the opportunity to spend the day at George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, including a special wreath-laying ceremony at Washington’s Tomb. We are privileged to have the invaluable assistance of our fellow … Continue reading

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Message from the President-General

Dear DSDI Members, A special thank you to 1st VP-General Hope Middleton Wood for planning a great meeting in historic and picturesque Charleston, SC, Oct. 10-12. Receiving a Proclamation from record-serving Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. welcoming DSDI to the … 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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DSDI Annual Congress celebrates Independence Day

The 107th Annual Congress of the DSDI came to order in Philadelphia on July 3rd, 2014, opening with a meeting of the board. President-General Lawrence Croft opened the board meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, with 12 board members present. … Continue reading

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The Jersey Land Disputes: How indifference, incompetence and greed led to the American Revolution

BY ALYSON L. BURNETT, DSDI Member One could call the founding of the New Jersey colony a comedy of errors, except for the fact that there was little humor to accompany the many mistakes made in identifying who possessed titles to … Continue reading

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