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Mrs. William Lee Parsons, of Defiance, Missouri, was the organizing regent. Fourteen women met and organized the chapter on May 27, 1909. The chapter is proud of its two historic pieces related to the early days in Saint Charles. The frame for the chapter's charter is made from a piece of wood (donated by Mrs. John Olson), which was taken from the spot where Saint Charles founder Blanchette Chasseur landed in Saint Charles in 1756. The chapter's gavel, presented by Miss Myrtle Fulkerson, was made from wood taken from the original Daniel Boone Cabin located near the town of Matson, Missouri.



PHOTO: The Saint Charles Chapter, NSDAR, celebrated its 100th anniversary on November 15, 2008, at the Heald House in O'Fallon, Missouri.  

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