Signal Hill Speakers 2019-2020

Holocaust Survivor's Story


Holocaust survivor, Steen Metz gave a moving presentation at Barrington Area Library. His wish is that we tell 4 other people about the Holocaust, to remember, and be kind to each other. 

Signal hill Chapter Speakers 2018-2019

"Washington Crossing the Delaware"


“George Rogers Clark’s Conquest of the Old Northwest” n the 15th and 16th Centuries"


“The Supreme Court under John Marshall”


“The Supreme Court under John Marshall”


"Over There: America in World War"


“Who knew Grandma’s House would be famous?”


Signal Hill Represented at Cantigny

Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL

Regent Joyce Wright and Corresponding Secretary Kathy Casey and other Daughters represented our Signal Hill DAR Chapter.  The Northwest Territory Alliance held a Revolutionary War encampment and battle demonstration at Cantigny War Museum, in Winfield, IL.

Community Involvement

Community Classroom Project


Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR supplements a snack canteen in a low income neighborhood Elementary School.  Members contribute healthy snacks throughout the school year. 

We continue to support Sunny Hill School, Carpentersville. Please donate healthy snacks, no Peanut products. All donations are appreciated by the children.

Community Service Award


Mary Sandener coordinates the Veterans Community Meal in Barrington, she received the  DAR Community Service Award from Regent Deb Edlund.

Community Gift


Each year, Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR members donate thousands of dollars to deserving charities whose missions compliment DAR mission: education, historic preservation, and patriotism.  Our gifts also encompass conservation, Native American, and Women’s Issues organizations.

Prestigious Award for Community Service 2018


In the Village Board of Trustees meeting in Barrington, village president Karen Darch, receives the DAR Prestigious Award for Community Service from Regent Deb Edlund.

Barrington Area Library

First Regent Ann Wilkerson presents award to the Barrington Area Library.

The Barrington Area Library receives an award from Signal Hill NSDAR First Regent Ann Wilkerson.

Barrington's White House


Linda Wichman presents Barrington's White House donation to restore and preserve historic costumes.

Signal Hill Chapter and Community

Harper College

District 220 Students will benefit from our donation to the  Harper College Promise Scholarship.

District 220 Students will benefit from our donation to the  Harper College Promise Scholarship.

Barrington Children's Charities


They sponsor the GEMS program that helps Sunny Hill 5th grade girls.

Ela Historical Society

The Ela Historical Society will be able to replace their aging computer equipment.

The Ela Historical Society will be able to replace their aging computer equipment.

Mindful Waste Conservation Award


Mindful Waste at Smart Farm receives our donation.

Citizens for Conservation


Community Involvement 2017

Historical Preservation Award 2017


A Historic Preservation Recognition Award was given to Mrs. Damisch, former DAR member, for her work in founding the Rutland Historical Society, preserving the Eakin schoolhouse and creating the museum, and preserving records. 

Brother's Keeper


Mr. Piagentini, Faculty sponsor of Barrington High School Brother's Keepers, thanked the chapter for the clothing and gift cards we donated to the Crow Creek Reservation in December. He presented the chapter with The H.A.W.K certificate (Honoring Ancient Wisdom & Knowledge) and a blanket from the tribe.

Harvest PowWow 2017


Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR Field Trip to the Native American PowWow, held at the Naper Settlement, Naperville, Illinois.

Earth Day


Mindful Waste Conservation


Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation


Signal Hill Chapter NSDAR supports our community projects. We support historical preservation, provide service hours to the Barrington Historical Society, involved in conservation efforts, and keep our adopted roadway clean.  

"Creating Community Through Visual Arts"


"DNA and Genealogy"


"How Yoga Helped Me to Navigate Choppy Seas"


"Gardening for the Benefit of Bees and Beneficials"


"Walt's World: The Influence of Walt Disney on American Culture"


"European Explorations of the New World in the 15th and 16th Centuries"