Historical Activities

Historical Activities projects include research, preservation and publications. They include:



  • Ancestor Bibliography Register at www.ancestorbibliography.org
  • Ancestor Profiles
  • Colonial and Pioneer History Videos
  • Decorative Arts and Historic Textiles


  • Historic Trips
  • Inventory of American Painting and Sculpture
  • Oral History
  • Plaques and Historic Markers
  • Publications


Among other significant projects of the NSCDA are the following:

  • Restoration of the early church at Jamestown to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the landing of the first English settlers on Jamestown Island in 1607.
  • Building of a peristyle over Plymouth Rock to commemorate the 300th landing of the Pilgrims in 1620.
  • Building of the Spanish American War Monument in Arlington National Cemetery, the first monument to be ever initiated by a society of women.

Please inquire here for information on volunteer opportunities.

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