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2014 President’s Award for Excellence to Chapter XXXI in South Carolina

In 2014, The CDA South Carolina Chapter XXXI received the President's Award for Excellence for the Old Horry County Courthouse Handrails and Steps Restoration Project. A treasured landmark, listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation Registry, the Old Horry County Courthouse built in 1825

2013 Book Awards Winners

2013 CDA Book Awards - A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello by Peter J. Hatch

Lemon Hill

This historic house was built in 1799 on the former estate of Robert Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Chapter II-Philadelphia maintained the house for almost sixty years, 1957-2016. Dames' mission was to increase awareness of this unique and nationally important Federal-style mansion

Map to CDA HQ

The Colonial Dames of America 417 E 61st St, New York, NY View Larger Map

Abner Cloud House

Abner Cloud House in Washington DC is one of the oldest existing structures on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal. It is maintained by the Chapter III.

Historic Jamestowne Rediscovery

CDA has had a relationship with this project since 1907, when the society donated the memorial gates. A grant to Historic Jamestowne Rediscovery supports a Colonial Dames of America Fellow in Archaeology working under the supervision of archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne, the site of the first

Graduate Center of History at City University, New York

A grant to the Graduate Center of History at the City University of New York is awarded to a graduate student writing a dissertation on a topic in American history. The 2014 recipient is Christopher Morell, whose research focuses on female benevolence in the Early

2011 Book Awards Winners

Awards went to two winners: The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers Author: Thomas Fleming Publisher Harper Collins Washington: a Life Author: Ron Chernow Publisher: Penguin Press Young Readers Award to: Stonewall Jackson's Black Sunday School Author: Rickey E. Pittman, illustrated by Lynn Hosegood Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company