John Bowie Chapter
Abbeville, South Carolina
Welcome to the
Major John Bowie Chapter!
Our chapter was organized on October
24, 1987, with Barbara Lewis Choiniere as our Organizing Regent. We are
located in the city of Abbeville, the county seat of Abbeville County,
Qualifications to join the Daughters of the American Revolution can be obtained from the
NSDAR Membership site.
Prospective members are welcome and we would like to receive
Email from you.
at the top of the page is the DAR Insignia. The golden wheel represents a
spinning wheel, the platinum or white gold distaff carry the colors of the
society (blue and white) and the stars represent the original thirteen
emblem is a golden wheel, banded with deepest blue. Each shining spoke
tipped with a star, the distaff shining through; The only jewel in the world
that money cannot buy without such proof of ancestry as no one can
The hub: Each loyal daughter's heart.
Each spoke: A thought of those from whom we part.
The tie: A noble life well rounded out.
Each star: A deed of kindness as we; go about.
Each flaxen thread: A cord of love to bind us closer day by day.
The distaff: The rod of love to guide us all the way.
The DAR insignia is the property of, and is copyrighted by, The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Web hyperlinks to non-DAR sites are not the responsibility of the NSDAR, the state organizations,
or individual DAR chapters.
For chapter information contact:
Major John Bowie
Revised: September 3, 2012