The spirit of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century is reflected in its 12,000 members who are descendants of early colonists to this country. Our membership includes twelve Alabama Chapters and extends to 45 states and an international chapter in Canada. You will meet Dames everywhere across the nation.
Our members honor the hardships and heroism of those who sought spiritual and economic freedom in the wilderness of this new world. We preserve their values and ideals in the present through our goals and projects:
1. preservation of historic sites and records
2. promotion of heraldry and research
3. support of charitable projects and education
Our activities acknowledge those individuals whose lasting legacy of virtue, courage and patriotism molded the character of this nation.
Working together to promote lifelong learning
State Scripture: “An intelligent heart acquires knowledge,
and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.”
Proverbs 18:15 State Motto: Honoring our Past, Embracing our Present, Preparing our Future
Preservation of Historic Records and Sites
Promote Heraldry and Research And Membership
For more information , please visit THE CHAPTER LINK on the left side of this web page and find an Alabama chapter near you or Visit our National Web Site. You also may wish to contact our State Membership Chairman directly by clicking on Membership
ALABAMA COLONIAL DAMES AT 89TH. NATIONAL CONFERENCE
L to R: Carol Strickland, Oma Gaines, President Annette Smith, Ann Whitt, Carolyn Drennen and Connie Grund
FOR PHOTOS OF 59TH. ANNUAL ALABAMA CONFERENCE: SEE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE
COURTESY OF RITA REID, CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAHER
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