Scout David Williams chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met on April 4 at 11:30 a.m. for a luncheon at the Union Street Grill in Bryan. Eight members were present, and Rosanne Fisher was hostess. Northwest District Director, Marilyn Steinhart, was the program speaker, giving a presentation titled, “How the Rattlesnake Became the Symbol of American Unity and Freedom.” Steinhart shared images of political cartoons, flags, and currency featuring the rattlesnake and mottoes such as “Join, or Die” and “Don’t Tread on Me” as patriotic symbols of Colonial unity in America. Before the nation had an official flag, many brave men fought and died under the symbol of the rattlesnake. The chapter will next meet May 2 at the Williams County Extension Office in the meeting room at 1:00 p.m. Pictured from left to right: Regent Linda Stanek and Marilyn Steinhart.
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