Daughters of the American Revolution
Dardanelle Rock Chapter
Organized April 12, 1997
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Now Playing: "Bach-Air from Suite #3 in D"
There is a romantic "Legend of Dardanelle Rock"
that relates the story of a Cherokee Indian chief named Dardanelle who was wounded in a fierce battle with the Choctaws and while recuperating, fell in love with a beautiful maiden named Leonietta.
They made a pact. He was to stand on Dardanelle Rock (a landmark for explorers and homeseekers who struggled up the river in the early days) at sunset, and she would wave her mantle to him as a signal that she would run away with him and become his bride. He waited on the rock for many hours, but for some reason she failed to make an appearance. He flung himself into the turbulent stream of the Arkansas River below. Thus Dardanelle Rock was named for him, and our chapter adopted this name.
On April 12, 1997, the chapter was organized with Mrs. B.L. Daniels as regent with 23 organizing members.
Our Patriot Ancestors
|REGENT|| Beverly Merrick-Felkner
||VICE REGENT|| Judith Wilson Baker
||CHAPLAIN|| Julia Sills Taylor
||RECORDING SECRETARY|| Ellen Higgins Hillis
||CORRESPONDING SECRETARY|| Bonnie McCurdy
||TREASURER|| Gloria Roberts Craig
||CO-REGISTRAR|| Betsy Snyder Harris
||CO-REGISTRAR|| Barbara Lorene Crow McConnell
||HISTORIAN|| Sharon Sample
||LIBRARIAN|| Kathryn Rodgers McCormick
||PARLIAMENTARIAN|| Joanne Burnett Ownbey
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Memorial Continental Hall, Washington, DC
Each year, over 600,000 people pass through the doors of
Memorial Continental Hall, Washington, D.C.'s largest concert hall.
The Hall, owned by the DAR and originally built in 1929 to house
its annual convention, is a Registered National Historic Landmark.
Dardanelle Rock Chapter meetings are held the second Monday night
of the month from September through May at 7:00 p.m.
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Background shows beautiful Lake Dardanelle