Daughters of the American Colonists

California State Society

The Object of the Society

The Object of the Society is Patriotic, Historical and Educational: to research the history and deeds of the American colonists, and to record and publish them; to commemorate deeds of colonial interest; to inculcate and foster love of the United States of America and its institutions by all its residents; and to obey its laws and venerate its flag, the emblem of its power and civic righteousness.


Past, Present, Future


"Working together to promote lifelong learning."


Colonial Blue & Yellow


Oak Leaf


The Seal of this Society shall be composed of an open wreath of acorns and oak leaves measuring 1 9/16 inches in width and 2 inches in height. In the center of this wreath shall be a shield measuring in width, 1 inch, and in height, 1 4/16 inches. The border of the shield shall bear the name of the Society, “National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.” In the center of the shield shall be an oak tree in full foliage.

Who Can Join?

Applicants must descend lineally from those men and women who were actual residents of America when it was under foreign government as colonies, and who served prior to July 4, 1776 in any of the acceptable 26 categories.  Use the following links to the NSDAC website for a more detailed list of membership requirements and to view the 26 categories of colonial service.

How to Become a Member


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