Category Archives: Patriotism

Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR celebrates 67th year

67thanniversary2Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR celebrated the 67th birthday of their chapter on December 13, 2018. The featured program was given by chapter member Donna Wenger to commemorate the upcoming centennial of the women’s right to vote. She portrayed suffrage activist Alice Paul, who led the national effort to secure the vote for women.

Pictured are Chapter Regent Margaret Scobee, Donna Wenger (in costume), and Luci Lund (niece of recently deceased member Stella Bucknam).

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of World War I

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A special exhibit at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum opened in April of 2017 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I.

Museum volunteer and Abendschone Chapter NSDAR member, Suzanne Williams, collected items from Carroll County, Arkansas residents for the exhibit. Several NSDAR members made contributions. The exhibit included a uniform, original sheet music, photos, maps of France, a letter from General Pershing, a feed bucket for horses and mules, and mess kits. Visitors were especially interested in the trench art, made from shell casings and spent bullets. The exhibit continued until the end of 2018 and was well received.

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