The National Society United States Daughters of 1812 was founded by Flora Adams Darling in 1892; and Incorporated in 1901, by an Act of Congress. For more than a century, members of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 (N.S.U.S.D. of 1812) have dedicated themselves to patriotism, preservation of documents and relics, and education.
The National Society United States Daughters of 1812 (N.S.U.S.D. of 1812) is a non-profit, women’s organization based in Washington, D.C., dedicated to serving the “fraternal interests [of] women whose lineal ancestors served in the civil government, the army or the navy of the United States” between 1784 and 1815.
Francis Scott Key Chapter, N.S.U.S.D. of 1812 was Organized 5 January 1962.
Francis Scott Key Chapter was named after Francis Scott Key, born August 1, 1779; died January 11, 1843. He was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet from Frederick, Maryland, who is best known for writing the lyrics for the American National Anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Key observed the British bombardment of Fort McHenry in 1814 during the War of 1812.