The Port Tobacco Chapter, NSDAR, is active with Charles County Students

  • Promoting contests for students

    • Junior American Citizens Awards - Over 35 national winners were sponsored by Port Tobacco Chapter, NSDAR, in 2019

    • American History Essay Contest

    • DAR Good Citizens award

    • Charles County History Day Award

    • Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) awards

  • Holding an annual Student Awards Ceremony and Reception at the Maryland Veterans Museum

  • Collecting and donating a carload of school supplies to the children of active-duty personnel at the Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF)

  • Sponsoring and leading a field trip to Port Tobacco Village and the Thomas Stone National Historic Site with Stoddert Middle School

  • Donating to provide a portrait of George Washington in all Charles County Schools

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Above, the 2020 Junior American Citizens award-winning "stamp" by an eighth-grade student.
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women showing artifacts
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Above left and center, chapter members give a presentation to students regarding archaeological digs and the restoration of the colonial county seat, Port Tobacco. On the above right, a sample of school supplies collected for the children of active-duty personnel at CBIRF, Indian Head, Maryland.
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Chapter members give a lesson on local history to seventh and eight grade students at a local middle school.