DAR learns about old-time women’s fashion


Members of the Waw-wil-a-way Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution traveled to Georgetown to meet with three other chapters on Oct. 8. The Taliaferro Chapter also the hosted the Lt. Byrd and Sycamore chapters with a luncheon and patriotic pins. Following the luncheon, Leslie Arendt presented an interesting and educational program called Changes in Women’s Fashion, 1750-1880. Arendt has researched the history and reasons for the changes. She has also used her skills to create each dress, hat and sometimes undergarments. The ladies pictured modeling some of the garments are Arendt’s sisters. She previously presented a program calledDaddy was a Confederate. Members were reminded to turn in volunteer hours. Also discussed were greeting Honor Flights and the sale of a DAR suncatcher. The next meeting will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.


Members of the Waw-wil-a-way Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution traveled to Georgetown to meet with three other chapters on Oct. 8. The Taliaferro Chapter also the hosted the Lt. Byrd and Sycamore chapters with a luncheon and patriotic pins. Following the luncheon, Leslie Arendt presented an interesting and educational program called Changes in Women’s Fashion, 1750-1880. Arendt has researched the history and reasons for the changes. She has also used her skills to create each dress, hat and sometimes undergarments. The ladies pictured modeling some of the garments are Arendt’s sisters. She previously presented a program calledDaddy was a Confederate. Members were reminded to turn in volunteer hours. Also discussed were greeting Honor Flights and the sale of a DAR suncatcher. The next meeting will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.

Members of the Waw-wil-a-way Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution traveled to Georgetown to meet with three other chapters on Oct. 8. The Taliaferro Chapter also the hosted the Lt. Byrd and Sycamore chapters with a luncheon and patriotic pins. Following the luncheon, Leslie Arendt presented an interesting and educational program called Changes in Women’s Fashion, 1750-1880. Arendt has researched the history and reasons for the changes. She has also used her skills to create each dress, hat and sometimes undergarments. The ladies pictured modeling some of the garments are Arendt’s sisters. She previously presented a program calledDaddy was a Confederate. Members were reminded to turn in volunteer hours. Also discussed were greeting Honor Flights and the sale of a DAR suncatcher. The next meeting will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
http://timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DAR-pic.jpgMembers of the Waw-wil-a-way Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution traveled to Georgetown to meet with three other chapters on Oct. 8. The Taliaferro Chapter also the hosted the Lt. Byrd and Sycamore chapters with a luncheon and patriotic pins. Following the luncheon, Leslie Arendt presented an interesting and educational program called Changes in Women’s Fashion, 1750-1880. Arendt has researched the history and reasons for the changes. She has also used her skills to create each dress, hat and sometimes undergarments. The ladies pictured modeling some of the garments are Arendt’s sisters. She previously presented a program calledDaddy was a Confederate. Members were reminded to turn in volunteer hours. Also discussed were greeting Honor Flights and the sale of a DAR suncatcher. The next meeting will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
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