Winding Waters Chapter
Winding Waters Chapter is named for one of Florida's oldest natural attractions, "Weeki Wachee Springs," which is located in Hernando County.
Scientific research shows that Weeki Wachee Springs and the Weeki Wachee River, which is formed by these spring waters, were known in prehistoric times.
In a more recent period the Spring and River were used by the Indians and other traders as a source of food, water, and transportation. Indian burial mounds are found on the shores of the River.
The River received its name from the early Seminole Indians who called it "Weeki Wachee," which in English means Winding Waters.
Mrs. Robert M. Bridges
Chapter meetings are held on the third Thursday
|October 17||Speaker April Lufrie, Mrs. World 2011-2012; "Foundation Fighting Blindness".|
|November 21||Our Annual Auction. Think Christmas--shop early.|
|December 19||"Christmas in the DAR Period State Rooms" presented by Beverly Gentry & Dianne Atkins, Museum Docents. Induction of New Members.|
|January 16, 2014||Speaker Iris Kleintop, "Rosie the Riveter".|
|February 20||American History Month. We honor Essay Winners.|
Speaker Ginger Poffenberger, "Pensacola During the Revolution".
|March 20||Speaker Judy Hartman, "The Missile Lady: Defense Contracting".|
|April 17||Speaker Robert Yarnell; Historian to Tampa Chapter SAR & teacher at St. Petersburg College; "Revolutionary Times".|
|May 15||Memorial Service and induction of new members.|
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Membership Information: Janice Dietrich
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