National Society United States Daughters of 1812

Liberty, Fraternity & Unity Since 1892


Founded in 1892, the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, is a non-profit, non-political, women's service organization for descendants of patriots who aided the American cause during the War of 1812.  This website will hopefully give you the information you are seeking, whether you are currently a member of the U.S.D. of 1812, a prospective member, or you are trying to learn more about the U.S.D. of 1812. Please click on the links that are most relevant to you.

U.S.D. of 1812 Memorial Library and Museum

Tuesdays & Thursdays

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

There is no charge for 

admission and the public is warmly welcome.  

For further information, contact: U.S.D. 1812 Memorial Library

U.S.D. 1812 Museum:

or call (202) 745-1804

The Memorial Library will be closed on any day that the federal government buildings in Washington, D.C., are closed.  Please call before visiting if there is any doubt.

Celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 



1812 Ancestor Database

N.S.U.S.D. of 1812's Ancestor Database, contains over 38927 records that have been officially verified by the National Society United States Daughters of 1812.  To protect the privacy of our members, only certain information is available to the public.  (Thank you.)

Access Database


For ROTC/JROTC award information 

please send to:

Please include name and mailing address of school.

ROTC Award Brochure  |  JROTC Award Brochure


The National Society, United States Daughters of 1812, makes official Bicentennial visit to HM Prison, Dartmoor, England.

  Click HERE to view photos .


Bicentennial Plate $45.00

Makes a great gift!

Don't miss this opportunity!

Order Today!

Click HERE for an order form.

OR Watch NOW ON YouTube! Click HERE TO WATCH!
See President National, Virginia L. Apyar, at video run time 2:59:06

War of 1812 Timeline


Navy's Official War of 1812 History Site


War of 1812 Tic Tac Toe

Just for the fun of it...

CLICK HERE to play

Lake Ontario Design

  Bicentennial News!      

The National Society United States Daughters of 1812 celebrates the Battle of New Orleans.
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 The final stamp in the U.S. War of 1812 series will commemorate the 1815 Battle of New Orleans.

NEW ORLEANS — Jan. 8 marked the 200th anniversary of Major General Andrew Jackson’s triumphant victory over the British at the Battle of New Orleans. To commemorate this historic event, the U.S. Postal Service dedicated the War of 1812 Battle of New Orleans Limited Edition Forever stamps at the site of the battle.

The first-day-of-issue stamp dedication ceremony took place at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve/Chalmette Battlefield, in Chalmette, LA 70043. The ceremony and events throughout the day paid tribute to those involved in the battle.  Click HERE to read full article.


August 2014 Issue of the e-Newsletter of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission.  CLICK HERE to view. 

Fort McHenry, the birth place of the Star Spangled Banner, is being issued as a Forever Stamp.  First day of issue: September 13, 2014.  

CLICK HERE for further information.

The Star-Spangled Banner stamps are being issued in 2014 as Forever® stamps.  For further information, click here.

The Battle of Lake Erie, is being issued as a Forever stamp.  First Day of Issue: September 10, 2013.  Click HERE to read more.

President National, Virginia Louise Apyar,  attends Bicentennial event held to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the USS Constitution's victory over the HMS Guerriere.  In background, is a display showing the commemorative stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service.  8/19/12.