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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.
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The DAR members gather for an official group photo at the Carpenter grave site
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The tombstone of Captain Increase Carpenter, one of 53 American Revolution patriots interred in the cemetery.
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New officers Wilhelmena Kelly (l.-r.), regent; Cate Ludlam, vice regent; Jane Ferrone, treasurer; Lynn Luehrs, registrar.
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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.”
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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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