The Captain David Philips Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Saturday, February 11, at 2:00 pm at the Senior Citizens Center on Martin Luther King Drive in Sulphur Springs. Member Sara Hurst Jones and her husband Jason will present a program on Cemetery Iconography. All members and any guests are encouraged to attend.
The Capt. David Philips Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was nationally chartered on October 13, 1972. The first meeting was held in the community room of the Sulphur Springs State Bank on that day. Mrs. Kenneth Brice was the organizing regent. Capt. David Philips, for whom the chapter was named, was the eldest of four sons of Joseph and Mary Philips of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. All of the four sons served in the conflict, one of whom was captured and held for some time on British Frigate. After the War, Capt. Philips entered the ministry and in his career founded a Baptist church in Library, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, where a museum and a carillon have been erected in his memory.
Chapter meetings are regularly held on the second Saturday of each month at 2 PM