Tawasentha Chapter

National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution

Slingerlands, New York

The Tawasentha Chapter, NSDAR, was organized on October 6, 1907, in Slingerlands, New York.  

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow referred to the "Vale of Tawasentha" in his poem "Song of Hiawatha."  Mohegan Indians named the slow, green-hued river that flows into the Hudson at Albany "Tawasentha."  The river has since been renamed the Normans Kill, but area residents still love the Native American word Tawasentha, meaning "vale of tears," and keep it as part of our local history and legend.

The Tawasentha Chapter currently has 47 members.  Meetings take place once a month, except in the summer, at various locations.

Chapter Officers:
Regent- Vicki Folger
Vice Regent- Christine Torey
Chaplain- Sandra Scudder
Recording Secretary- Jane Scrafford
Corresponding Secretary- Carol Carpenter
Treasurer- Florence Recupero
Registrar- Barbara Robertson
Historian- Heather Lawton Bennett
Librarian- Donna Barlett

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please contact Donna Ann Bartlett

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