Rebecca Motte Chapter, NSDAR Charleston, South Carolina


Welcome to the Rebecca Motte Chapter, NSDAR, in Charleston, South Carolina

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. is a non-profit non-political women's  organization dedicated to service to the nation. Its objectives are: Historical Preservation - Promotion of Education - Patriotic Endeavor. The NSDAR motto is:

"God, Home, and Country"

The Rebecca Motte Chapter was organized in 1895. We are a proud chapter of the South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution (SCDAR). The state motto is:

Preserve the Past * Prepare for the Future * Seize the Present

To learn more about our chapter and its history, click on our Chapter History which provides an interesting look at the founding of our chapter.

The Rebecca Motte Chapter welcomes new members and is always happy to help in your research to find your revolutionary ancestors. Contact our Chapter Registrar for information on membership. If you would like to attend one of our monthly meetings, please contact our Chapter Registrar.  

Contact Information

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution NSDAR

South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution SCDAR

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Monday, March 18, 2019, meeting at 11 a.m. in the Rebecca Motte Chapter Room with a coffee reception prior to the meeting beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Rebecca Motte Chapter Room.  The speaker is Peggy Gale (with support from her husband Larry),"Upcountry's William Moorhead: Surviving 18th Century Ireland, Bermuda, and the American Revolutionary War” and, in honor of Women's History Month, Peg Eastman will talk about Governor Robert Gibbes’ Revolutionary female descendants, including the capture of Peaceful Retreat in Ellet and the Matthews sisters who holed up in the Heyward Washington house during British occupation (both of those stories are in Remembering Old Charleston).