Fort GreeneVille DAR inducts Abby Petitjean

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GREENVILLE—Fort GreeneVille Chapter Daughter of the American Revolution inducts a new member. Abby Petitjean had the honors being inducted into the Fort GreeneVille Chapter by the OSDAR Regent Susan Leininger at the February meeting. Abby is a 2022 Versailles High School graduate and attends Edison State Community College .

Abby’s American Revolution Patriot is Captain Henry Rush, 1745-1815, served in the Bedford County Pennsylvania Militia. Rush is buried at Forest Cemetery in Circleville, Ohio.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a women’s service organization whose members can trace their lineage to an individual who contributed to securing American independence during the Revolutionary War. Today’s DAR is dynamic and diverse, with over 185,000 members in 3,000 chapters in the United States and abroad. DAR members annually provide millions of hours of volunteer service to their local communities across the country and world. DAR chapters participate in projects to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Over one million members have joined the organization since its founding in 1890.

If you are interested in learning more about DAR membership, visit Fort GreeneVille DAR Facebook, email fortgville@gmail.com or contact any chapter member.