Major Francis L. Dade Chapter

National Society United States Daughters of 1812
Orlando/Sorrento, Florida


Dade Battlefield Historic State Park was the site of a desperate clash between Seminole warriors and soldiers that changed the course of history in Florida.

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Major Dade's Last Mission

Dade’s final mission was to lead 110 men from Fort Brooke to Fort King.

...And be it further enacted,

… And be it further enacted, that on the admission of every new state into the Union, one star be added …

Dade Battlefield Historic Park

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.