Colonial Dames of America
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Colonial Dames of America 421 East 61st Street New York, NY 10021
Membership is available to women who have attained the age of eighteen years, and who are legitimately descended from some ancestor of worthy life, who , within the period, beginning with the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia, May 13, 1607, and extending to, but not including, the Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775, served one or more of the thirteen original Colonies: (a) by holding public office in the government thereof; (b) by holding a commission in the armed forces thereof; or (c) by otherwise serving one or more of said colonies in the capacities specified in the Eligibility List. A candidate must be judged worthy of becoming a member and be deemed acceptable by the Board of Managers.
Membership is by invitation only.