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The New Boston Chapter is named for the town of New Boston, where it was organized on March 21, 1911, at the home of Mrs. Florence A. D. Atwood. Mrs. Atwood was appointed organizing regent by Mrs. Charles Abbott, the New Hampshire state regent at the time.

From 1915 to 1917, the chapter proved the war service of twenty-five Revolutionary soldiers. The chapter voted to procure markers and mark the graves of all Revolutionary soldiers in town. The chapter also devoted its energies to relief work for World War I. Twenty-five dollars was spent for yarn which was knitted into garments for the Navy League. "Thimble Days" were days when DAR members and Red Cross workers gathered together to do war work. By 1921, the New Boston Chapter had 40 members.

From that time on, the DAR continued its work with veterans, schools, and historic restorations, as well as the World War II war effort, work with the Red Cross, the purchase of war bonds, and programs on Ellis Island. About that time, we started giving the Good Citizen Pin, which was first given to Marjorie Elliot.

The New Boston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated its 100th year on March 21, 2011. We continue to work in the areas of historic appreciation, support for the military, and education. Some recent activities include the DAR plaque which was placed on the Indian Rock in Goffstown; marking the old Indian Trail from Gorham Pond to Amoskeag Falls; Good Citizen medals and certificates presented annually to a student at Goffstown and John Stark High Schools; observance of Constitution Week in September each year; and recognizing American History Month in February.