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National Society
Daughters of
the American Revolution

waving US flag

Ft. Smith Chapter


Organized May 24, 1912

Chapter History

On May 24, 1912, State Regent Mrs. James William Noel
completed the organization of the Martha Baker Thurman
Chapter of Fort Smith. It was the eleventh Arkansas chapter,
and was named in honor of the grandaughter of John Baker,
a Revolutionary ancestor of the Organizing Regent, Helen
McCarthy Handlin. On December 7. 1960, members voted to change
the chapter name to the Fort Smith Chapter.

Historic Ft. Smith

Old Ft. Smith


Chapter Officers

REGENTDiana Payne
VICE REGENTJoan Stratmann
TREASURERBarbara Saffer
CHAPLAINCarolyn Nelson
REGISTRAR Rosemary Harrison
HISTORIANPamela Butler

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