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Colonel George Croghan Chapter, Fremont, Ohio
Daughters of the American Revolution
Founded November 17, 1900
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Our chapter home, also known as The Minnie Louise Failing Museum, is the childhood home of Miss Julia M. Haynes. She was the organizing regent for our chapter. Through a bequest of Miss Minnie Louise Failing our chapter home was purchased in 1946 from Mrs. Ruth Haynes Cooper. Col. George Croghan Chapter members held their first meeting here in the Haynes home. Our charter members are: Mrs. Fanny Hayes Smith, Miss Julia M. Haynes, Mrs. Elsie Moe Shaw, Miss Minnie Louise Failing, Mrs. Harriet Amsden Gast, Mrs. Maude Edgerton Garvin, Mrs. Harriet Edgerton Kinney, Mrs. Mary Colby Norton, Mrs. May Harris Dorr, Miss Lucy Elliot Keeler, Mrs. Jeanett Amsden Lang, Miss Estelle Avery Sharpe, Mrs. Mary Miller Hayes Brinkerfoff, Mrs. Anzeletta Willard Hoot and Mrs. Annie Rose Greene Bauman. Colonel George Croghan, hero of Fort Stephenson (August 2, 1813) was born 1791 and died 1849.

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Our Location

Most members reside in and around Sandusky and Ottawa County Ohio.

Our Meetings

The Colonel George Croghan Chapter Home/Minnie Louise Failing Museum is located in Fremont. Meetings are held on the 4th Mondays of September -November and March -May.

Contact Us

Interested in membership in the DAR? Please feel free to contact us via e-mail.


Links

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Ohio Society Daughters of the American Revolution




Last Updated: 2012-08-07   Webmaster