Major Francis L. Dade Chapter, U.S.D. 1812

Orlando/Winter Park, Florida

For more than a century, the members of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, have dedicated themselves to patriotism, preservation of documents and relics, and education.

The War of 1812 is often overlooked, but it was our
FIRST war as a country, and our
SECOND war for Independence.

Daughters of the Francis L. Dade Chapter of the Orlando, Florida and surrounding area welcome you to join us to honor the patriots who fought for our freedom, and celebrate patriotism. Who was your 1812 patriot? Search our database by clicking the button below, and click on the Join Us button to send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Biography of Francis Langhorne Dade.


Above: Historical marker placed at Lakeview Cemetery, Sanford, FL.

Below l-r: Dedication of Never Forget Garden; Real Daughters graves
marked at Lakeview Cemetery, Sanford, FL;


Established in 1921 to preserve and commemorate the site of Dade’s Battle of 1835, a momentous event that spawned the longest and most costly American Indian war in U.S. history, this National Historic Landmark has become a hub of the community.