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Daughters of the American Revolution at Prospect Cemetery Chapel in Jamaica

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Coming a long way to Jamaica to participate in the ceremonies, DAR members and sisters: Michelle Wherry from Lewis Center, Ohio; Collette Cousins from Durham, N.C., and Olivia Cousins from Oberland, Ohio.
The DAR members gather for an official group photo at the Carpenter grave site
The tombstone of Captain Increase Carpenter, one of 53 American Revolution patriots interred in the cemetery.
New officers Wilhelmena Kelly (l.-r.), regent; Cate Ludlam, vice regent; Jane Ferrone, treasurer; Lynn Luehrs, registrar.
Denise Van Buren listens as the chapter’s regent Wilhelmena Kelly notes that “the Increase Carpenter Chapter will focus on heightening public awareness of Queens’ near-forgotten historic sites.”
New York State DAR Regent Denise Van Buren’s license plate says it all.

Officers for the newly-formed “Increase Carpenter Chapter” of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) were installed during a ceremony at the historic Prospect Cemetery Chapel of the Sisters on the campus of York College.

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