Fall Museum Benefit Set for October 21, 2015

The CDA fall benefit for the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, is set for October 21, 2015. The annual event will support the education programs of our museum, which is owned and operated by the CDA and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. All...

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Summer 2015: CDA Celebrates Historic Events

It was a summer of history, when Dames represented our Society across the world. President General Sharon Vaino and Second Vice President General Brantley Knowles were involved in the events in the UK surrounding the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Pictured at...

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Help Maintain Our Unique Garden

Help Maintain Our Unique Garden, an Oasis in the City of New York Our wonderful CDA garden at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden needs your help now. Fall planting, ivy cleanup, and soil replenishment must be done very soon in order to prepare for...

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Keeping History Alive – WAMU, Autumn 2014

  From WAMU.ORG: "Laura Belman descends from not one, not two, but three signers of the Declaration of Independence: Samuel Chase of Maryland, Oliver Wolcott of Connecticut, and William Ellery of Rhode Island. And she knows exactly what you’re going to say. “You’re going to say, ‘How...

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