The United States Daughters of 1812 is a wonderful opportunity to honor your ancestor and participate in history, patriotism, and fellowship.
Admission to membership is by invitation after an affirmative vote by the chapter or state society. Applicants shall have the endorsement of two members in good standing to whom the applicant is personally known.
Junior Membership - the KEY to the Future of our Organization
Children may join the society from birth to age 21 as a Junior Member, whether a boy or girl. When Junior members reach the age of 18, the young women may choose to become full members of the National Society and the young men may choose to join the General Society War of 1812.
Learning about the War of 1812 is fun for all ages as you will see by clicking onto these sites:
The War of 1812 for Kids - games from the National Park Service which explore the difficult decision of going to war, and what life was like for children like yours and communities like the one you live in during this conflict in the early 1800s.
A Sailor's Life for Me! - Climb aboard the USS Constitution during the War of 1812--an animated video game from the USS Constitution Museum
Quick Facts About the Star Spangled Banner and the War of 1812 - from the Smithsonian