Historic Leyden Mine Marker

The Historic Leyden Mine marker was placed 14 December 2012 by the Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter, NSDAR at the beginning of a public path located near the actual Leyden Mine site.  This marker honors the 11 miners who died as a result of the Leyden Coal Mine fire on 14 December 1910.



Welcome New Members!  Installation of new members at the September 2017 Chapter Meeting.






A Constitution Week Proclamation was read at the September 18th Arvada City Council Meeting.  The proclamation was singed by the Mayor and all City Council Members.





School supplies collected and donated in September to the Action Center in Jefferson County to give to local schools in need. 






Promoting Constitution Week and connecting with our community at the annual Arvada Harvest Festival Parade.



Our Chapter hosted a workshop for our Prospective Members.  These workshops are a time for Prospective Members to learn about DAR, meet a few of our Chapter members, and work with trained volunteers on research and filling out their DAR application.




To help get the 2017-2019 administration off on the right foot, members participated in leadership and team training.






Memorial Day 2017 at the Arvada Cemetery. Chapter members gathered to lay a wreath in remembrance of those that gave their lives for our freedom.




Mother Nature provided a spectacular Arbor Day 28 April 2017 for planting a red oak in honor of our chapter namesake - Doctor Susan Anderson at the Ralston Creek Park!

Doc Susie  by Barbara Jane Apple Smith
Our majestic mountains drew her here,
With their stately pines and air so pure!
She came with doctor bag, knowledge and clothes,
To heal herself - - - - so the story goes.
Women doctors were few in those days,
But she stayed and patients soon came her way!
We're honored to use her name for the Chapter
And know she'll inspire us forever and after.
A strong red oak tree we plant here today,
To honor her memory, and also to say,
We admire her life, she came so far,
And we hope she'd be pleased with our DAR.




Honoring the Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter's DAR Good Citizen Award winner at the 114th Colorado State Conference!






Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter members attending the 114th Colorado State Conference!








The 2017-2019 Colorado State Vice Regent-elect









Vietnam Veterans Project Appreciation








Women in American History Award Winner







DAR Good Citizens Award Winner and Participants







Presenter C.A.R. President receiving a check for Project








50 Year Member received her Certificate






Flip Flop February collected 50 pairs of flip flogs and $125.00 in 12 I-Tunes cards for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Chaplain's Closet to help those military personnel who are healing!







Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter members creating, assembling and sewing sensory mats for memory care residents!








The Doctor Susan Anderson December Chapter Meeting with the Presenters of "Pioneer Christmas"!





The Doc Susie members who made the Quilt for Quilts of Valor.








Wreaths Across America









Veterans Christmas Party at the VA Hospital




Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter members receiving Proclamations from the City of Arvada for Veterans Day and for the 50th Anniversary Commemorating the Vietnam War.  Thank you City of Arvada!



Honoring Veterans at our November Chapter Meeting






NSDAR 126th Anniversary Day of Service - October 2016






Arvada Historical Society Cemetery Tour - October 2016












Thank you City of Arvada for the Proclamation recognizing the United States Constitution!














Sharing information about Constitution Week on bookmarks at the Arvada Festival Parade - September 2016

August 2016 - Enjoying our Field Trip at Frazier, Colorado, hearing about Doc Susie and visiting the Cozens Ranch Museum!


The Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter installed a Little Free Library replicating the Doctor Susan Anderson house in Fraser, Colorado








Earth Day Adopt-a-Street                  litter pick up


















29 March 2016


on Vietnam Veterans Day!













    Prospecting for Members Training February 2016











  Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter January 8th Anniversary Luncheon




Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter Members received Proclamations from the City of Arvada for the Vietnam Veterans' 50th Anniversary and for all of our Veterans



Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter's Member for Member Basic Training with members of Blue Spruce Chapter and Namaqua Chapter

Celebrating 125 Years of our National Society Daughters of the American Revolution!


Arvada City Councilman Bob Dyer presented the Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter

with the NSDAR 125th Anniversary Proclamation at Arvada City Hall.  

Happy 125th Anniversary NSDAR! 



Chapter members attending the

Arvada Cemetery Tour 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War!

Constitution Week Proclamation presented to the 

Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter at Arvada City Hall



    Constitution Week at the Arvada Library!  




The first chapter meeting in the new 2015-2017 chapter administration!





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