Fort Smith Old Fort Days parade

Fort Smith Chapter, NSDAR

Welcome to Fort Smith, Arkansas!

Photo of Old Fort Days in Fort Smith provided by Division of Arkansas Tourism

Welcome to the Fort Smith Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, chartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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.

The National Society, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political, volunteer women’s service organization.

Officers
RegentLeta Marshall
Vice RegentCherie Kirkpatrick
ChaplainDeborah Ward
Recording SecretaryFrankie Holt
Corresponding SecretaryFrankie Holt
TreasurerPam Williams
RegistrarPatricia Westbrooks
HistorianJill Drushal

On December 7. 1960, members voted to change the chapter name to the Fort Smith Chapter.