CDA News

5.23.20 – CDA Celebrates 130 Years

The Colonial Dames of America celebrates its 130th anniversary on May 23, 2020. It was originally founded in 1890 as "America's First Colonial Dames."...

4.27.20 – President General Report

Brantley Bolling Knowles, CDA's 38th President General, presented a report on the activities of The Colonial Dames of America at the 2020 Annual Meeting....

2020 CDA Book Award Winners

The Colonial Dames of America has named the winners of its 2020 Book Awards. Past President General Audrey Svensson is Chairman of the CDA Book Awards Committee....

10.02.19 – Summer 2019 Newsletter

The Summer 2019 edition of the CDA newsletter has articles on the recent CDA trip to rededicate the entrance gates to Jamestown, the upcoming Fall Benefit, and other chapter and museum highlights....

07.02.19 – Spring 2019 Newsletter

The Spring 2019 edition of the CDA newsletter has articles on the recent CDA Annual Meeting weekend, the upcoming trip planned for the CDA Jamestown Gate rededication, and other chapter and Society highlights....

5.18.19 – 2019 CDA Annual Meeting

After six years as President General of The Colonial Dames of America, Sharon Worthing Vaino passed the gavel to new PG Brantley Carter Bolling Knowles at the 2018 Annual Meeting held in Manhattan April 28th-30th....

4.2.19 – American Eden Named 2019 CDA Book Award Winner

The Colonial Dames of America has named the winners of its 2019 Book Awards. The awards will be presented at the Society’s Awards Dinner in New York on April 27, 2019. Past President General Audrey Svensson is Chairman of the CDA Book Awards Committee....