Welcome to Bentonville, Arkansas!
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Welcome to the James Bright Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, chartered in Bentonville, Arkansas!
The James Bright Chapter was organized with nineteen members on October 13, 1972, in the home of Mrs. Jessie Stewart Gilstrap, Organizing Regent, and named in honor of her Revolutionary ancestor.
James Bright was born in England, came to the colonies, and was a private under Captain John Lynch in the Fifth Regiment of Maryland. He engaged in battles at Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, and Stony Point.
The National Society, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political, volunteer women’s service organization.
|Vice Regent||Debra Lewis|
|Recording Secretary||Anita Doney|
|Corresponding Secretary||Bethany Mader|
The James Bright Chapter was organized with nineteen members on October 13, 1972.