CDA News

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....

03.20.2018 – Winter 2019 Newsletter

The Winter 2019 edition of the CDA newsletter has articles on the upcoming CDA International Tea and Annual Meeting weekend, recent Society initiatives, and chapter and event highlights....

11.27.2018 – Fall 2018 Newsletter

The Fall 2018 edition of the CDA newsletter has articles on the upcoming Holiday Party, the recent Fall Benefit, recent Society initiatives, and chapter and member highlights...

11.20.2018 – Tales in Azure and Gold: “The Flying Angel”

Chapter XIII President Jocelyn Lance shares about her saucy ancestor, Magdalena Dircks Volkertsen Hendricksen Rosencranz, a.k.a “The Flying Angel,” who lived in New Amsterdam under Dutch rule in the mid-1600s (today's New York City). ...

Fall 2018 – Message from the President General

Brantley Bolling Knowles, CDA's 38th President General, shares news about the latest activities of The Colonial Dames of America, including the 2018 Fall Benefit, office updates, and the great work being done by many of the Dames. ...

10.27.2018 – CDA Annual Fall Benefit Held October 17th

An elegant and successful evening at the venerable Union Club in Manhattan raised funds to benefit the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden (MVHM&G), which is wholly owned and operated by The Colonial Dames of America....

8.24.2018 – Summer 2018 Newsletter

The Summer 2018 edition of the CDA newsletter has articles on the upcoming Fall Benefit, the recent Annual Meeting, recent Society initiatives, and chapter and member highlights...

8.22.18 – Three Dames Create New Website for International Hildreth Meière Association

The International Hildreth Meière Association has recently launched a new website.The International Hildreth Meière Association has recently launched a new website hildrethmeiere.org that encompasses almost all of American Art Deco muralist Hildreth Meière’s 100 commissions. The website was a collaborative project among three Dames: Hildreth...