Do you have an ancestor who was involved in the Revolutionary War in some way? If so, you might be eligible to join the DAR-The Daughters of the American Revolution. If you discover that your ancestor was in the military or otherwise contributed to the fight for independence, come visit the Local History/Genealogy room on Tuesday afternoons. The volunteer on duty is a member of the Eli Skinner Chapter of the DAR. She will be glad to help you with your research. Who was Eli Skinner? Click here to find out. Gentlemen, don't worry , you may be eligible to join the SAR--the Sons of the American Revolution. Check out the Illinois Chapter!